Current Formal Aspects of Spanish Syntax and Semantics

Current Formal Aspects of Spanish Syntax and Semantics

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This book is a compilation of articles on different aspects of Spanish grammar in the areas of current theoretical syntax and semantics. The issue brings together scholars working on some formal aspects of Spanish predicative complementation (e.g., dequeAssmo), neuter demonstrative pronouns, the subject of Psych verbs, the nature of non-verbal predication, and the internal structure of the Determiner Phrase (DP), cf. gender variation, among other topics. Linguists and philologists with interests in Spanish and/or in other Romance languages are the main target audience. The book will appeal also to researchers and students specializing in generative grammar, semantics and in the syntax/semantics interface. It will also be of interest to historical linguists and dialectologists addressing theoretical/formal issues (cf. Afro-Bolivian Spanish). The research in this book points to a cohesiveness in Spanish linguistics that lies in the integration of up-to-date empirically-based linguistic research with current theoretical assumptions on the nature of syntax and semantics.CONTRIBUTORS. Patricia Andueza Patricia Andueza is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and the ENL coordinator in the Department of Education at the University of Evansville. She received her PhD in anbsp;...

Title:Current Formal Aspects of Spanish Syntax and Semantics
Author:Melvin González-Rivera, Sandro Sessarego
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2012-04-25


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