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Variation and Change in Gallo-Romance Grammar

Sam Wolfe and Martin Maiden


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


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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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