A Comparative Syntax of the Dialects of Southern Italy: A Minimalist Approach
January 1991, Wiley-Blackwell
1. Case Marking.
2. Finite and Infinitival Complementation: Null Subjects and Control.
3. The Personal Infinitive.
4. Auxiliary Infinitival Constructions.
5. Auxiliary Selection.
* Makes a significant contribution towards cataloguing the linguistic typology of dialect syntax within the Italian peninsula, bridging the gap between the familiar data of standard Romance and those of lesser known Romance varieties.
* Combines an account of previously unexplored descriptive problems with a principled explanation for them, without compromising either of these two complementary aspects of syntactic research.