Volume 76, Number 1, March 2000

Table of Contents

From: Language

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Adult and child understanding of simple reciprocal sentences

pp. 1-27
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Heaviness vs. newness: The effects of structural complexity and discourse status on constituent ordering

pp. 28-55
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Linking as constraints on word classes in a hierarchical lexicon

pp. 56-91
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Spanish stress assignment within the analogical modeling of language

pp. 92-109
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The successful introductory course: Bridging the gap for the nonmajor

pp. 110-122
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The characterization of exclamative clauses in Paduan

pp. 123-132
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Discussion Note

Scope, structure, and expert systems: A reply to Kuno et al.

pp. 133-155
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Reviews

The crosslinguistic study of language acquisition. Vol. 4 Ed. by Dan Isaac Slobin, and: The crosslinguistic study of language acquisition. Vol. 5: Expanding the contexts Ed. by Dan Isaac Slobin (review)

pp. 156-158
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Creole and dialect continua By Geneviève Escure (review)

pp. 158-161
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Parameters of morphosyntactic change Ed. by Ans van Kemenade and Nigel Vincent (review)

pp. 161-163
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Morphology and its relation to phonology and syntax Ed. by Steven G. Lapointe, Diane K. Brentari, and Patrick M. Farrell (review)

pp. 164-168
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Language form and language function By Frederick J. Newmeyer (review)

pp. 168-170
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Syntactic development By William O' Grady (review)

pp. 171-174
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The sound-symbolic system of Japanese By Shoko Hamano (review)

pp. 174-177
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Methods for assessing children's syntax Ed. by Dana McDaniel, Cécile McKee, and Helen Smith Cairns (review)

pp. 177-180
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Tense and aspect: From semantics to morphosyntax By Alessandra Giorgi and Fabio Pianesi (review)

pp. 180-182
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Semiotic grammar By William B. McGregor (review)

pp. 182-186
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Talking heads: Language, metalanguage, and the semiotics of subjectivity By Benjamin Lee (review)

pp. 186-188
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Beowulf and Old Germanic metre By Geoffrey Russom (review)

pp. 188-191
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The real Professor Higgins: The life and career of Daniel Jones By Beverley Collins and Inger M. Mees (review)

pp. 191-193
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American English: Dialects and variation By Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schilling- Estes (review)

pp. 194-196
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Book Notices

Ngiti: A Central-Sudanic language of Zaire By Constance Kutsch Lojenga (review)

p. 197
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Description grammaticale du nateni (Bénin): Système verbal, classification nominale, phrases complexes, textes By Lukas Neukom (review)

pp. 197-198
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The expressivity of grammar: Grammatical devices expressing emotion across time By Axel Hübler (review)

p. 198
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Recent advances in parsing technology Ed. by Harry Bunt and Masaru Tomita (review)

pp. 198-199
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Towards a 'natural' narratology By Monika Fludernik (review)

pp. 199-200
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Negation and polarity: Syntax and semantics Ed. by Danielle Forget, Paul Hirschbühler, France Martineau, and María-Luisa Rivero (review)

pp. 200-201
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Communicating gender By Suzanne Romaine (review)

p. 201
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Language and gender: An introduction By Mary M. Talbot (review)

pp. 201-202
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Language wars and linguistic politics By Louis-Jean Calvet (review)

pp. 202-203
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Studies in Middle English linguistics Ed. by Jacek Fisiak (review)

p. 203
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Lithuanian grammar Ed. by Vytautas Ambrazas (review)

pp. 203-204
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The English languages By Tom McArthur (review)

pp. 204-205
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Intransitive predication By Leon Stassen (review)

p. 205
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First person singular III: Autobiographies by North American scholars in the language sciences Ed. by E. F. K. Koerner (review)

pp. 205-206
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Phonological representations: Their names, forms and powers By John Coleman (review)

pp. 206-207
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Linguistic structure and linguistic change: Explanation from language processing By Thomas Berg (review)

pp. 207-208
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Principles of Japanese discourse: A handbook By Senko K. Maynard (review)

p. 208
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Linguistic databases Ed. by John Nerbonne (review)

p. 209
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Understanding phonology By Carlos Gussenhoven and Haike Jacobs (review)

pp. 209-210
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The proceedings of the twenty-eighth annual child language research forum Ed. by Eve V. Clark (review)

p. 210
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The theory of functional grammar. Part 1: The structure of the clause. 2nd edn. By Simon C. Dik, and: Part 2: Complex and derived constructions. 1st edn. By Simon C. Dik. Ed. By Kees Hengeveld (review)

pp. 210-212
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Language contact and language conflict Ed. by Unn Røyneland (review)

p. 212
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La estructura categorial de los evidenciales en el quechua wanka By Rick Floyd (review)

pp. 212-213
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Constructive case: Evidence from Australian languages By Rachel Nordlinger (review)

pp. 213-214
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Survey of the state of the art in human language technology Ed. by Giovanni Varile, Antonio Zampolli, Ronald Cole, Joseph Mariani, Hans Uszkor- EiT, Annie Zaenen, and Victor Zue (review)

p. 214
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Matériaux pour l'étude des classes grammaticales dans les langues créoles Ed. by Daniel Véronique (review)

pp. 214-215
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Language and society. 2nd edn. By William Downes (review)

pp. 215-216
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Second language learning: Data analysis. 2nd edn. By Susan Gass, Antonella Sorace, and Larry Selinker (review)

pp. 216-217
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The acquisition of Dutch Ed. by Steven Gillis and Annick De Houwer (review)

p. 217
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Deiktikon, Artikel, Nominalphrase: Zur Emergenz syntaktischer Struktur By Nikolaus P. Himmelmann (review)

pp. 217-218
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The syntax of subordination By Dagmar Haumann (review)

pp. 218-219
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Information status and noncanonical word order in English By Betty J. Birner and Gregory Ward (review)

p. 219
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Polarity sensitivity as (non)veridical dependency By Anastasia Giannakidou (review)

pp. 219-220
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Historical linguistics 1997: Selected papers from the Thirteenth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Düsseldorf, 10-17 August 1997 Ed. by Monika S. Schmid, Jennifer R. Austin, and Dieter Stein (review)

pp. 220-221
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Sprache und bürgerliche Nation: Beiträge zur deutschen und europäischen Sprachgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts Ed. by Dieter Cherubim, Siegfried Grosse, and Klaus J. Mattheier (review)

pp. 221-222
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Word order patterns in Early Modern English By Bjørg Bækken (review)

p. 222
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Adverb placement: A case study in anti-symmetric syntax (review)

pp. 222-223
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Rechtschreibwörterbücher im Test: Subjektive Einschätzungen, Benutzungserfolge und alternative Konzepte By Gerhard Augst, Volker Bunse, Andrea Höppner, Roswitha Rusert, Sebastian Schmidt, and Frank-Martin Sunkel (review)

p. 223
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Genre, frames and writing in research settings By Brian Paltridge (review)

pp. 223-224
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The new comparative syntax Ed. by Liliane Haegeman (review)

pp. 224-225
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Japanese/Korean linguistics, vol. 7 Ed. by Noriko Akatsuka, Hajime Hoji, Shoichi Iwasaki, Sung-Ock Sohn, and Susan Strauss (review)

pp. 225-226
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Type-logical semantics By Bob Carpenter (review)

pp. 226-227
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Degree modifiers of adjectives in spoken British English By Carita Paradis (review)

p. 227
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The speech sciences By Raymond D. Kent (review)

pp. 227-228
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Comparative studies in word order variation: Adverbs, pronouns and clause structure in Romance and Germanic By Christopher Laenzlinger (review)

pp. 228-229
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Word order in Arabic By Sven-Olaf Dahlgren (review)

p. 229
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A historical syntax of late Middle Indo-Aryan (Apabhraṃśa) By Vît Bubeník (review)

pp. 229-230
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Contemporary approaches to second language acquisition in social context: Crosslinguistic perspectives Ed. by Vera Regan (review)

pp. 230-231
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The contemporary theory of metaphor: A perspective from Chinese By Ning Yu (review)

p. 231
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Concise encyclopedia of syntactic theories Ed. by Keith Brown and Jim Miller, and: Concise encyclopedia of philosophy of language Ed. by Peter V. Lamarque (review)

pp. 231-232
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Discontinuous constituency Ed. by Harry Bunt and Arthur van Horck (review)

p. 232
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Mastering English: An advanced grammar for non-native and native speakers By Carl Bache and Niels Davidsen-Nielsen, and: Mastering English: A student's workbook and guide By Alex Klinge (review)

pp. 232-233
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Phonological analysis: A functional approach. 2nd edn. By Donald A. Burquest (review)

pp. 233-234
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The 'broken' plural problem in Arabic and comparative Semitic: Allomorphy and analogy in non-concatenative morphology By Robert R. Ratcliffe (review)

pp. 234-235
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Themes in Greek linguistics II Ed. by Brian D. Joseph, Geoffrey C. Horrocks, and Irene Philippaki-Warburton. (review)

pp. 235-236
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The phonology of coronals By T. Alan Hall (review)

p. 236
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Atomism and binding Ed. by Hans Bennis, Pierre Pica, and Johan Rooryck (review)

pp. 236-237
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Publications Received

pp. 238-243
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