By Chiyo Nishida (ed.), Jean-Pierre Y. Montreuil (ed.)
This can be the 1st of 2 volumes emanating from the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages held on the collage of Texas at Austin in February 2005. It positive aspects the keynote tackle added through Denis Bouchard on exaptation and linguistic clarification, in addition to seventeen contributions by way of rising and the world over well-known students of Spanish, French, Italian, in addition to Rumanian. whereas the emphasis bears on formal analyses, the assurance is remarkably large, as issues variety from morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics and language acquisition. every one article seeks to symbolize a brand new standpoint on those subject matters and various frameworks and ideas are exploited: distributive morphology, entailment thought, grammaticalization, details constitution, left-periphery, polarity lattice, spatial individuation, thematic hierarchy, and so on. This quantity will problem an individual attracted to present concerns in theoretical Romance Linguistics.