The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics

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José Ignacio Hualde, Antxon Olarrea, Erin O'Rourke
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 16, 2012 - Foreign Language Study - 875 pages
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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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Contents

An Overview
1
The Spanishbased Creoles
27
Spanish Among the IberoRomance Languages
47
Spanish in Contact with Amerindian Languages
65
The Phonemes of Spanish
89
Main Phonological Processes
111
Syllable Structure
133
Stress and Rhythm
153
The IndividualStagelevel Distinction
453
Passives and se Constructions
477
Coordination and Subordination
503
Interrogatives Exclamatives and Relatives
533
Deixis Anaphors Pronominals
557
Empty Categories and Ellipsis
579
Word Order and Information Structure
603
Speech Acts
629

Intonation in Spanish
173
Morphophonological Alternations
193
Derivation and Compounding
209
Morphological Structure of Verbal Forms
227
Forms of Address
247
Structure of the Noun Phrase
263
Indefiniteness and Specificity
285
Quantification
307
Structure of the Verb Phrase
333
Tense and Aspect
355
Indicative vs Subjunctive
373
The Simple Sentence
395
Clitics in Spanish
423
Discourse Syntax
653
Historical Morphosyntax and Grammaticalization
673
First Language Acquisition of Spanish Sounds and Prosody
693
Spanish as a Second Language and Teaching Methodologies
711
The L2 Acquisition of Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
729
Theoretical Perspectives on the L2 Acquisition of Spanish
747
Spanish as a Heritage Language
765
Acquisition of Spanish in Bilingual Contexts
783
Reading Words and Sentences in Spanish
803
Language Impairments
827
Lexical Access in Spanish as a First and Second Language
847
Index
865
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About the author (2012)

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 Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Arizona. He is author of  Orígenes del lenguaje y selección natural  (2005), coauthor of Introducción a la lingüística hispánica  (2001, 2nd ed. 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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