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  Volume 73, Number 4, December 1997

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From: Language

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On the syntax of obviation

pp. 705-750
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Artificial punning in the Egyptian Arabic ballad: A reinterpretation of structuralist poetics

pp. 751-769
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Two types of pronouns and variable binding

pp. 770-797
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Don't touch my projectile: Gender bias and stereotyping in syntactic examples

pp. 798-825
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Obituary

Mary R. Haas

pp. 826-837
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Reviews

Phonological acquisition and phonological theory Ed. by John Archibald (review)

pp. 838-841
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Social motivations for codeswitching: Evidence from Africa By Carol Myers- Scotton (review)

pp. 841-844
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Language in society: An introduction to sociolinguistics By Suzanne Romaine (review)

pp. 844-847
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Autolexical syntax: A theory of parallel grammatical representations By Jerrold M. Sadock (review)

pp. 847-849
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The mind of a savant: Language learning and modularity By Neil Smith and Ianthi- Maria Tsimpli (review)

pp. 849-851
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Thompson River Salish dictionary: nɬεʔkεpmxcín Comp, by Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson (review)

pp. 851-853
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The dative: Vol. 1, Descriptive studies Ed. by William Van Belle and Willy Van Langendonck (review)

pp. 854-856
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Government and binding theory and the minimalist program Ed. by Gert Webelhuth (review)

pp. 856-858
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English historical syntax: Verbal constructions By David Denison (review)

pp. 858-860
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Slang and sociability: In-group language among college students By Connie Eble (review)

pp. 860-862
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An invitation to cognitive science. Volume 1: Language Ed. by Lila R. Gleitman and Mark Liberman (review)

pp. 862-864
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Gender articulated: Language and the socially constructed self Ed. by Kira Hall and Mary Bucholtz (review)

pp. 864-866
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Old English poetic metre By B. R. Hutcheson (review)

pp. 866-869
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Human evolution, language and mind: A psychological and archaeological inquiry By William Noble and Iain Davidson (review)

pp. 869-871
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An introduction to Japanese linguistics By Natsuko Tsujimura (review)

pp. 872-873
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Evolution and revolution in linguistic theory Ed. by Héctor Campos and Paula Kempchinsky (review)

pp. 874-877
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A grammar of Kissi: A Southern Atlantic language By G. Tucker Childs (review)

pp. 878-879
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Focus on South Africa Ed. by Vivian de Klerk (review)

pp. 879-881
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Book Notices

Lushootseed texts. An introduction to Puget Sound Salish narratives Ed. by Crisca Bierwert, with annotations by T. C. S. Langen (review)

p. 882
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Modals and periphrastics in English: An investigation into the semantic correspondence between certain English modal verbs and their periphrastic equivalents By Paul West-ney (review)

pp. 882-883
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The Nilo-Saharan languages: A comparative essay By Lionel M. Bender (review)

pp. 883-884
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A Grammar of Hunzib (with texts and lexicon) By Helma van den Berg (review)

pp. 884-885
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Zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache By Wilhelm Scherer. New edition with an introductory article by Kurt R. Jan-Kowsky (review)

pp. 885-886
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An introduction to Old Russian By William Schmalstieg (review)

p. 886
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Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch By Rudolf Schützeichel (review)

pp. 886-887
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English language teaching in India: Issues and innovations Ed. by R. K. Agnihotri and A. L. Khanna (review)

pp. 887-888
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Linguistics: An introduction to language and communication By Adrian Akmajian, Richard A. Demers, Ann K. Farmer, and Robert M. Harnish (review)

p. 888
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The phonology of German By Richard Wiese (review)

pp. 888-889
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Cybele and the axe-goddess: Alliterative verse, Linear B relationships and cult ritual of the Phaistos disc By Edgar Bowden (review)

p. 889
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Le système verbal dans les langues oubangiennes Ed. by Raymond Boyd (review)

pp. 889-890
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A grammatical sketch of Shona, including historical notes By Siegmund Brauner (review)

pp. 890-891
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Achieving understanding: Discourse in intercultural encounters By Katharina Bremer, Celia Roberts, Marie- Therese Vasseur, Margaret Simonot, and Peter Broeder (review)

p. 891
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Cultural performances: Proceedings of the third Berkeley women and language conference Ed. by Mary Bucholtz, A.C. Liang, Laurel A. Sutton, and Caitlin Hines (review)

pp. 891-892
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Language processing in Spanish Ed. by Manuel Carreiras, José E. García-Albea, and Nuria Sebastián-Galles (review)

pp. 892-893
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The comparative method reviewed: Regularity and irregularity in language change Ed. by Mark Durie and Malcolm Ross (review)

p. 893
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The verbal system of Classical Hebrew in the Joseph story: An approach from discourse analysis By Yoshinobu Endo (review)

pp. 893-894
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By word of mouth: Metaphor, metonymy and linguistic action in a cognitive perspective By Louis Goossens, Paul Pauwels, Brygida Rudzka-Ostyn, Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen, and Johan Vanparys (review)

p. 894
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Linjedansere og pantomine på sirkhus: Folkeetymologi som morfologisk omtolkning. [Tight-rope artists and pantomime at the circus: Folk etymology as morphological reinterpretation.]By Helge Gundersen (review)

pp. 894-895
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Reading and language processing Ed. by John M. Henderson, Murray Singer, and Fernanda Ferreira (review)

pp. 895-896
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Ethics and process in the narrative study of lives Ed. by Ruthellen Josselson (review)

pp. 896-897
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Bantu phonology and morphology Ed. by Francis Katamba (review)

p. 897
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"Drop me a fax, will you?": A study of written business communication By Leena Louhiala-Salminen (review)

pp. 897-898
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Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen. Band II, Lieferungen 16-19 By Manfred Mayrhofer (review)

pp. 898-899
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Linguistics: An introductionBy Donna J. Napoli (review)

pp. 899-900
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Möglichkeiten und Mechanismen kontaktbewegten Sprachwandels unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Finnischen By Nicole Nau (review)

p. 900
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Generative linguistics: A historical perspective By Frederick J. Newmeyer (review)

pp. 900-901
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Essays in semantics and pragmatics Ed. by Masayoshi Shibatani and Sandra Thompson (review)

pp. 901-902
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Explorations in Indian sociolinguistics Ed. by Rajendra Singh, Probal Dasgupta, and Jayant K. Lele (review)

pp. 902-903
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Deutsche Einflüsse auf den englischen Wortschatz in Geschichte und Gegenwart By Anthony W. Stanforth (review)

p. 903
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A dictionary of phonetics and phonology By R. L. Trask (review)

p. 904
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Using large corpora Ed. by Susan B. Armstrong (review)

p. 904
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A history of the French language through texts By Wendy Ayres-Bennett (review)

pp. 904-905
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Comparative Indo-European linguistics: An introduction By Robert S. P. Beekes (review)

pp. 905-906
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Producing speech: Contemporary issues for Katherine Safford Harris Ed. by Fredericka Bell-Berti and Lawrence J. Raphael (review)

p. 906
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A course in generalized phrase structure grammar By Paul Bennett (review)

pp. 906-907
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The matrix of language: Contemporary linguistic anthropology Ed. by Donald Brenneis and Ronald H. S. Macaulay (review)

pp. 907-908
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Phonology and phonetic evidence: Papers in laboratory phonology IV Ed. by Bruce Connell and Amalia Arvaniti (review)

p. 908
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Editor's Department

pp. 909-910
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Publications Received

pp. 911-915
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Index to Volume 73 (1997)

pp. 916-940
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