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  1. Tener + Past Participle

    A Case Study in Linguistic Description

    By Catherine E. Harre

    Series: Romance Linguistics

    The so-called periphrastic constructions found in Spanish, and the problems which they pose for linguistic description and classification, provide a useful vehicle for exploring the possibilities for combining synchrony and diachrony. This book centres on an examination of one such construction:...

    Published October 25th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Sardinian Syntax

    By Michael Jones

    Series: Romance Linguistics

    Sardinian Syntax presents the first comprehensive synchronic description of Sardinian syntax available in English. Michael Jones combines a detailed coverage of the language with a theoretical approach that draws on contemporary linguistic theory. The book provides an extensive reference grammar...

    Published October 20th 1993 by Routledge

  3. The Rhaeto-Romance Languages

    By Paola Beninca, John Haiman

    Series: Romance Linguistics

    The Rhaeto-Romance languages have been known as such to the linguistic community since the pioneering studies of Ascoli and Gartner over a century ago. There has never been a community of RR speakers based on a common history or polity and the various dialects are mutually unintelligible, but a...

    Published September 2nd 1992 by Routledge

  4. Tense and Narrativity

    From Medieval Performance to Modern Fiction

    By Suzanne Fleischman

    Series: Romance Linguistics

    An investigation into the linguistic foundation of narrative discourse, this book aims to arrive at an understanding of linguistic strategies used by story-tellers to structure experience, real or invented....

    Published July 18th 1990 by Routledge

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