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The Handbook of Portuguese Linguistics

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The Handbook of Portuguese Linguistics

W. Leo Wetzels (Editor), Sergio Menuzzi (Editor), João Costa (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-79185-1 April 2016 Wiley-Blackwell 616 Pages

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The Handbook of Portuguese Linguistics presents a comprehensive overview of research within the Brazilian and European variants of the Portuguese language. It includes chapters  focusing on the  key areas of linguistic study, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, linguistic change, language variation and contact, and acquisition.
  • Essential reference work for scholars of Portuguese linguistics and Romance languages
  • Chapters  written by an international  team of research specialists  highlight both the consensus and the controversies within the various subfields of Portuguese linguistics
  • Examines Portuguese linguistics in relation to  syntax, phonology, morphology, semantics/pragmatics, acquisition, and sociolinguistics
  • Written in an accessible overview style and designed for advanced students and current scholars in the field alike
  • Essential reference work for scholars of Portuguese linguistics and Romance languages

Notes on Contributors vii

1 History and Current Setting 1
Maria Teresa Brocardo and Celia Regina dos Santos Lopes

2 European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese: An Overview on Word Order 15
Mary Aizawa Kato and Ana Maria Martins

3 Portuguese in Contact 41
Ana Maria Carvalho and Dante Lucchesi

4 A Comparative Study of the Sounds of European and Brazilian Portuguese: Phonemes and Allophones 56
Gladis Massini‐Cagliari, Luiz Carlos Cagliari, and Wayne J. Redenbarger

5 Phonological Processes Affecting Vowels: Neutralization, Harmony, and Nasalization 69
Leda Bisol and João Veloso

6 Syllable Structure 86
Gisela Collischonn and W. Leo Wetzels

7 Main Stress and Secondary Stress in Brazilian and European Portuguese 107
José Magalhães

8 The Phonology–Syntax Interface 125
Raquel S. Santos and Marina Vigário

9 Intonation in European and Brazilian Portuguese 141
Sónia Frota and João Antônio de Moraes

10 The Phonology and Morphology of Word Formation 167
Alina Villalva and Carlos Alexandre Goncalves

11 The Morphology and Phonology of Inflection 188
Luiz Carlos Schwindt and W. Leo Wetzels

12 Clitic Pronouns: Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax 210
Ana R. Luís and Georg A. Kaiser

13 The Null Subject Parameter and the Structure of the Sentence in European and Brazilian Portuguese 234
Ines Duarte and Maria Cristina Figueiredo Silva

14 The Structure of DPs 254
Ana Maria Brito and Ruth E. V. Lopes

15 Wh‐movement: Interrogatives, Relatives and Clefts 275
Carlos Mioto and Maria Lobo

16 Null Objects and VP Ellipsis in European and Brazilian Portuguese 294
Sonia Cyrino and Gabriela Matos

17 Passives and Se Constructions 318
Ana Maria Martins and Jairo Nunes

18 Binding and Pronominal Forms in Portuguese 338
Sergio Menuzzi and Maria Lobo

19 The Semantics of DPs 356
Marcelo Barra Ferreira and Clara Nunes Correia

20 Lexical Semantics: Verb Classes and Alternations 374
Márcia Cançado and Anabela Gonçalves

21 Tense and Aspect: A Survey 392
Rodolfo Ilari, Maria Fátima Oliveira, and Renato Miguel Basso

22 Mood and Modality 408
Rui Marques and Roberta Pires de Oliveira

23 Some Issues in Negation in Portuguese 425
Scott A. Schwenter

24 Discourse Markers 441
Ana Cristina Macário Lopes

25 From Latin to Portuguese: Main Phonological Changes 457
D. Eric Holt

26 Main Morphosyntactic Changes and Grammaticalization Processes 471
Célia Regina dos Santos Lopes and Maria Teresa Brocardo

27 Main Syntactic Changes from a Principle‐and‐Parameters View 487
Charlotte Galves and Anthony Kroch

28 Main Current Processes of Phonological Variation 504
Celeste Rodrigues and Dermeval da Hora

29 Main Current Processes of Morphosyntactic Variation 526
Maria Marta Pereira Scherre and Maria Eugênia Lammoglia Duarte

30 Acquisition of Phonology 545
Giovana Ferreira‐Gonçalves and Maria João Freitas

31 Acquisition of Portuguese Syntax 562
João Costa and Ruth E. V. Lopes

32 Second Language Acquisition 578
Ana Madeira

Index 591