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The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics

Jose Ignacio Hualde (Editor), Antxon Olarrea (Editor), Erin O'Rourke (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-22804-3
904 pages
February 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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Reflecting the growth and increasing global importance of the Spanish language, The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics brings together a team of renowned Spanish linguistics scholars to explore both applied and theoretical work in this field.
  • Features 41 newly-written essays contributed by leading language scholars that shed new light on the growth and significance of the Spanish language
  • Combines current applied and theoretical research results in the field of Spanish linguistics
  • Explores all facets relating to the origins, evolution, and geographical variations of the Spanish language
  • Examines topics including second language learning, Spanish in the classroom, immigration, heritage languages, and bilingualism
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List of Figures ix

List of Tables xi

Notes on Contributors xiii

Editors’ Note xxi

1 Geographical and Social Varieties of Spanish: An Overview 1
JOHN M. LIPSKI

2 The Spanish-based Creoles 27
J. CLANCY CLEMENTS

3 Spanish Among the Ibero-Romance Languages 47
CHRISTOPHER J. POUNTAIN

4 Spanish in Contact with Amerindian Languages 65
ANNA MARIA ESCOBAR

5 The Phonemes of Spanish 89
REBEKA CAMPOS-ASTORKIZA

6 Main Phonological Processes 111
FERNANDO MARTINEZ-GIL

7 Syllable Structure 133
SONIA COLINA

8 Stress and Rhythm 153
JOSE IGNACIO HUALDE

9 Intonation in Spanish 173
ERIN O’ROURKE

10 Morphophonological Alternations 193
DAVID EDDINGTON

11 Derivation and Compounding 209
SOLEDAD VARELA

12 Morphological Structure of Verbal Forms 227
MANUEL PEREZ SALDANYA

13 Forms of Address 247
BOB DE JONGE AND DORIEN NIEUWENHUIJSEN

14 Structure of the Noun Phrase 263
M. CARME PICALLO

15 Indefiniteness and Specificity 285
MANUEL LEONETTI

16 Quantification 307
JAVIER GUTIERREZ-REXACH

17 Structure of the Verb Phrase 333
JAUME MATEU

18 Tense and Aspect 355
KAREN ZAGONA

19 Mood: Indicative vs. Subjunctive 373
IGNACIO BOSQUE

20 The Simple Sentence 395
HECTOR CAMPOS

21 Clitics in Spanish 423
FRANCISCO ORDONEZ

22 Ser and Estar: The Individual/Stage-level Distinction and Aspectual Predication 453
JOSE CAMACHO

23 Passives and se Constructions 477
AMAYA MENDIKOETXEA

24 Coordination and Subordination 503
RICARDO ETXEPARE

25 Wh-movement: Interrogatives, Exclamatives, and Relatives 533
JERID FRANCOM

26 Binding: Deixis, Anaphors, Pronominals 557
LUIS EGUREN

27 Empty Categories and Ellipsis 579
JOSEP MARIA BRUCART AND JONATHAN E. MACDONALD

28 Word Order and Information Structure 603
ANTXON OLARREA

29 Speech Acts 629
VICTORIA ESCANDELL-VIDAL

30 Discourse Syntax 653
CATHERINE E. TRAVIS AND RENA TORRES CACOULLOS

31 Historical Morphosyntax and Grammaticalization 673
CONCEPCION COMPANY COMPANY

32 First Language Acquisition of Spanish Sounds and Prosody 693
CONXITA LLEO´

33 Spanish as a Second Language and Teaching Methodologies 711
CRISTINA SANZ

34 The L2 Acquisition of Spanish Phonetics and Phonology 729
MIQUEL SIMONET

35 Theoretical Perspectives on the L2 Acquisition of Spanish 747
SILVINA MONTRUL

36 Spanish as a Heritage Language 765
MARIAM. CARREIRA

37 Acquisition of Spanish in Bilingual Contexts 783
CARMEN SILVA-CORVALAN

38 Reading Words and Sentences in Spanish 803
MANUEL CARREIRAS, JON ANDONI DUNABEITIA, AND NICOLA MOLINARO

39 Language Impairments 827
JOSE MANUEL IGOA

40 Lexical Access in Spanish as a First and Second Language 847
ALBERT COSTA, IVA IVANOVA, CRISTINA BAUS, AND NURIA SEBASTIAN-GALLES

Index 865

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José Ignacio Hualde is Professor in the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese and in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His books include Basque Phonology (1991), Euskararen azentuerak [the accentual systems of Basque] (1997), and The Sounds of Spanish (2005).

Antxon Olarrea is Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Arizona. He is author of Orígenes del lenguaje y selección natural (2005) and Introducción a la lingüística hispánica (2001, 2nd edn. 2010), and coeditor of Romance Linguistics 2009 (2010).

Erin O'Rourke is Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics at the University of Alabama. She is co-editor of Romance Linguistics 2007 (2009), and has published articles and book chapters on intonation and sociophonetics in Spanish and Quechua, with an emphasis on the Andean region.

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“By combining the most crucial elements of current findings in theoretical and applied research, The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics sheds new light on the increasing growth and importance of the Spanish language.”  (Morforetem, 24 January 2014)

 

“The Handbook in its 40 well researched chapters presents a clear overview of different aspects of the Spanish language. As such it is destined to be an important and indispensible reference resource which will be consulted for years to come.” – Margarita Suñer, Cornell University

“This handbook provides a comprehensive tour of the state-of-the art research in all areas of Hispanic Linguistics. For students and scholars interested in the Spanish language, it is a timely and invaluable reference book.” – Maria Luisa Zubizarreta, University of Southern California

The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics is essential and authoritative reading for those interested in any aspect of Spanish. Its breadth of coverage is unmatched anywhere, and the discussion is cutting-edge.” – Ralph Penny, Queen Mary, University of London

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