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Variation and Change in Gallo-Romance Grammar

Sam Wolfe and Martin Maiden

Abstract

This book offers a wide-ranging array of case studies on variation and change in Gallo-Romance grammar. Both standard and non-standard Gallo-Romance data have the potential to be of enormous value to studies of morphosyntactic variation and change, yet, as the volume demonstrates, non-standard and comparative Gallo-Romance data has often been lacking in both synchronic and diachronic studies. The introduction sets out the conceptual background to the volume. There follow chapters by leading scholars on a variety of topics in the domains of sentence structure, the verb complex, and word structu ... More

Keywords: French, Occitan, Francoprovençal, Gallo-Romance, Romance linguistics, syntax, morphology, dialectology, philology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198840176
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198840176.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sam Wolfe, editor
Associate Professor of French Linguistics, University of Oxford

Martin Maiden, editor
Professor of the Romance Languages, University of Oxford

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Contents

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1 Introduction

Sam Wolfe and Martin Maiden

Part I Sentence structure

6 Postverbal negators in Gallo-Romance

Sandra Paoli and Xavier Bach

7 The loss of clitic climbing in French

Zack Bekowies and Mairi McLaughlin

Part II The Verb Complex

Part III Word structure