Volume 74, Number 1, March 1998

Table of Contents

From: Language

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The role of diffusion in the genesis of Hawaiian creole

pp. 1-39
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Sociolinguistic discontinuity in minority language communities

pp. 40-55
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Dependencies between grammatical systems

pp. 56-80
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Sound and meaning in Shakespeare's sonnets

pp. 81-103
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Discussion Notes

Evaluating behavioral and neuroimaging data on past tense processing

pp. 104-122
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Response to Seidenberg and Hoeffner

pp. 123-128
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Review Article

The polysynthesis parameter By Mark C. Baker (review)

pp. 129-136
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Reviews

Speech acts and conversational interaction By Michael L. Geis (review)

pp. 137-139
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L'enfant aux deux langues By Claude Hagège (review)

pp. 139-142
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Logical form: From GB to minimalism By Norbert Hornstein (review)

pp. 142-146
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Japanese syntax and semantics By S.-Y. Kuroda (review)

pp. 146-152
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Sounds like life: Sound-symbolic grammar, performance, and cognition in Pastaza Quechua By Jams B. Nuckolls (review)

pp. 152-154
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The phonology and morphology of Kimatuumbi By David Odden (review)

pp. 154-162
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An introduction to the Celtic languages By Paul Russell (review)

pp. 162-164
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Computational psycholinguistics: An interdisciplinary approach to the study of language By Matthew W. Crocker (review)

pp. 164-166
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Language and culture in Native North America: Studies in honor of Heinz-Jürgen Pinnow Ed. by Michael Dürr, Egon Renner, and Wolfgang Oleschinski (review)

pp. 167-171
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The handbook of contemporary semantic theory Ed. by Shalom Lappin (review)

pp. 171-175
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The Romance languages By Rebecca Posner (review)

pp. 175-177
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Verb movement and expletive subjects in the Germanic languages By Sten Vikner (review)

pp. 178-180
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Semantics: Primes and universals By Anna Wierzbicka (review)

pp. 180-183
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Literacy, emotion, and authority: Reading and writing on a Polynesian atoll By Niko Besnier (review)

pp. 183-185
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Word order in discourse Ed. by Pamela Downing and Michael Noonan (review)

pp. 185-189
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The personal pronouns in the Germanic languages: A study of personal pronoun morphology and change in the Germanic languages from the first records to the present day By Stephen Howe (review)

pp. 189-192
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Book Notices

Fonética y fonología actual del español By Francesco D'Introno (review)

p. 193
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More Englishes: New studies in varieties of English 1988-1994 By Manfred Görlach (review)

pp. 193-194
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Prague linguistic circle papers: Travaux du cercle linguistique de Prague, new series Vol. 1. Ed. by Eva Haлčová, Miroslav Červenka, Oldřich Leška, and Petr Sgall; Vol. 2. Ed. by Eva Haлčová, Oldřich Leška, Petr Sgall, and Zdena Skoumalová (review)

pp. 194-195
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Language, education & society in a changing world (review)

pp. 195-196
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The English language: Structure and development By Stanley Hussey (review)

p. 196
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The Nubian languages: An annotated bibliography Comp, by Angelika Jakobi and Tanja Kümmerle (review)

pp. 196-197
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Fredrik Otto Lindeman: Studies in comparative Indo-European linguistics presented on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday, March 3, 1996 Ed. by Helge Lødrup and Inger Moen (review)

p. 197
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Non-fluent aphasia in a multilingual world Ed. by Lise ?e??, M. O'Connor, Loraine K. Obler, and Audrey Holland (review)

pp. 197-198
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Xenismen: Die Nachahmung fremder Sprachen By Wolfgang Moser (review)

p. 198
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Phonologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache By Gustav Muthmann (review)

p. 199
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Delaware - English / English - Delaware dictionary By John O'Meara (review)

pp. 199-200
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Aspects of Romance linguistics: Selected papers from the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages XXIV, March 10-13, 1994 Ed. by Claudia Parodi, Carlos Quicoli, Mario Salt- ARELLi, and María Luisa Zubizarreta (review)

pp. 200-201
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Three tiers in Polish and English phonology By Jolanta Szpyra (review)

pp. 201-202
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Understanding English grammar: A linguistic approach By Ronald Wardhaugh (review)

pp. 202-203
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La philosophie du langage By Sylvain Auroux (review)

p. 203
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Directionality and logical form By Josef Bayer (review)

pp. 203-204
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Alcohol and speech By Steven B. Chin and David B. Pisoni (review)

pp. 204-205
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Linguistics and computation Ed. by Jennifer Cole, Georgia M. Green, and Jerry L. Morgan (review)

pp. 205-206
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The Blackwell encyclopedia of writing systems By Florian Coulmas (review)

p. 206
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Systemcharakter und Relativität der Sprache By August Dauses (review)

pp. 206-207
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The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary Ed. by N. S. Doniach and A. Kahane (review)

pp. 207-208
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Perspectives on Arabic linguistics VIII Ed. by Mushira Eid (review)

pp. 208-209
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Blackfoot dictionary of stems, roots, and affixes. 2nd edn By Donald G. Frantz and Norma Jean Russell (review)

p. 209
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Signs of writing By Roy Harris (review)

pp. 209-210
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Developing prototypic measures of cross-cultural pragmatics By Thom Hudson, Emily Detmer, and J. D. Brown (review)

pp. 210-211
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Les rapports temporels fondamentaux et leur expression linguistique: Contribution à la question de l'aspect et du temps By Erwin Koschmieder (review)

pp. 211-212
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Plastic glasses and church fathers: Semantic extension from the ethnoscience tradition By David B. Kronenfeld (review)

p. 212
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Russian motion verbs for intermediate students By William J. Mahota (review)

pp. 212-213
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Lexical categories in Spanish: The determiner By Linda M. McManness (review)

p. 213
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Luxembourg and Lëtzebuergesch: Language and communication at the crossroads of Europe Ed. by Gerald Newton (review)

pp. 213-214
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Criolisches Wörterbuch Ed. by Peter Stein, and: Vestindisk Glossarium Transcribed by Johan Christopher Kørbitz Thomsen Kingo from an anonymous manuscript. Ed. by Hein van der Voort (review)

pp. 214-215
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Arabs and Arabic in the Lake Chad region Ed. by Jonathan Owens (review)

pp. 215-216
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Item order in natural languages: Proceedings of LP '94 Ed. by Bohumil Palek (review)

p. 216
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Grammar and meaning: Essays in honour of Sir John Lyons Ed. by F. R. Palmer (review)

pp. 216-217
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Grammatical roles and relations By F. R. Palmer (review)

pp. 217-218
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Datos de la lengua Iñapari By Stephen G. Parker (review)

p. 218
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Lithuanian dictionary: English-Lithuanian, Lithuanian-English dictionary 2nd edn. By Bronius Piesarskas and Bronius Svecevicius (review)

pp. 218-219
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The development of morphological systematicity: A cross-linguistic perspective Ed. by Hanna Pishwa and Karl Maroldt (review)

p. 219
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Mind as motion: Explorations in the dynamics of cognition Ed. by Robert F. Port and Timothy van Gelder (review)

pp. 219-220
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From pragmatics to syntax: Modality in second language acquisition Ed. by Anna Giacalone Ramat and Grazia Crocco Galeas (review)

pp. 220-221
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Minor Mlabri: A hunter-gatherer language of northern Indochina By Jørgen Rischel (review)

p. 221
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An alphabetical guide to the language of name studies By Adrian Room, and: More names and naming: An annotated bibliography Comp, by Edwin D. Lawson (review)

pp. 221-222
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Cultural functions of translation Ed. by Christina Schaffner and Helen Kelly-Holmes (review)

p. 222
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Focus on the USA Ed. by Edgar W. Schneider (review)

pp. 222-223
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Old English legal language: The lexical field of theft By J. R. Schwyter (review)

pp. 223-224
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A grammar of Boraana Oromo (Kenya) By Harry Stroomer (review)

p. 224
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Lexical functions in lexicography and natural language processing Ed. by Leo Wanner (review)

pp. 224-225
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Common and comparative Slavic: Phonology and inflection with special attention to Russian, Polish, Czech, Serbo-Croatian, Bulgarian By Charles E. Townsend and Laura A. Janda (review)

pp. 225-226
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Organization in discourse: Proceedings from the Turku conference Ed. by Brita Wàrvik, Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen, and Risto Hiltunen (review)

p. 226
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Lexical structures and language use, and: Vol. 1: Plenary lectures and session papers, and: Vol. 2: Session papers Ed. by Edda Weigand and Franz Hundsnurscher (review)

pp. 226-227
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Interlanguage and learnability: From Chinese to English By Virginia Yip (review)

pp. 227-228
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Distributional criteria for verbal valency in Chinese By Yilu Zhao (review)

pp. 228-229
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Professing linguistic historiography By Konrad Koerner (review)

pp. 229-230
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Pitch movements under time pressure: Effects of speech rate on the melodic marking of accents and boundaries in Dutch By Johanna Caspers (review)

p. 230
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Dictionary of linguistics and phonetics 4th edn. Ed. by David Crystal (review)

pp. 230-231
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Formal issues in lexical-functional grammar Ed. by Mary Dalrymple, Ronald M. Kaplan, John T. Maxwell, III, and Annie Zaenen (review)

pp. 231-232
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The sigmatic aorist in Indo-European: Evidence for the space-time hypothesis By Bridget Drtnka (review)

p. 232
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The possibility of language: A discussion of the nature of language, with implications for human and machine translation By Alan K. Melby with C. Terry Warner (review)

pp. 232-233
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Language and gender: Interdisciplinary perspectives Ed. by Sara Mills (review)

p. 233
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Old Irish verbs and vocabulary By Antony Green (review)

p. 234
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The biology of language Ed. by Stanislaw Puppel (review)

pp. 234-235
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Le français au Maghreb Ed. by A. Queffélec, F. Benzakour, and Y. Cherrad-Benchefra (review)

p. 235
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Yiddish II (Yidish tsvey): An intermediate and advanced textbook Rev. edn. By Mordkhe Schaechter (review)

pp. 235-236
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Lexicon grammaticorum: Who's who in the history of world linguistics Ed. by Harro Stammerjohann (review)

p. 236
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Word-order change and grammaticalization in the history of Chinese By Chaofen Sun (review)

p. 237
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Stylistics: A practical coursebook By Laura Wright and Jonathan Hope (review)

pp. 237-238
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Languages in contrast: Papers from a symposium on text-based cross-linguistic studies Ed. by Karin Aumer, Bengt Altenberg, and Mats Johansson (review)

pp. 238-239
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Routledge dictionary of language and linguistics 2nd edn. By Hadumod Bussmann (review)

p. 239
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Publications Received

pp. 240-243
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