Volume 74, Number 2, June 1998

Table of Contents

From: Language

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Identificational focus versus information focus

pp. 245-273
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The mechanisms of denial

pp. 274-307
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How children's relatives solve a problem for minimalism

pp. 308-334
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Resumptive restrictive relatives: A crosslinguistic perspective

pp. 335-364
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Reviews

Verfolgung und Auswanderung deutschprachiger Sprachforscher, 1933-1945 Band 1, Einleitung und biobibliographische Daten, A-F. By Utz Maas (review)

pp. 365-366
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The empirical base of linguistics: Grammaticality judgments and linguistic methodology By Carson T. Schütze (review)

pp. 366-370
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The new philosophy and universal languages in seventeenth-century England: Bacon, Hobbes, and Wilkins By Robert E. Stillman (review)

pp. 370-372
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Cognitive linguistics in the redwoods: The expansion of a new paradigm in linguistics Ed. by Eugene H. Casad (review)

pp. 372-374
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The sounds of the world's languages By Peter Ladefoged and Ian Maddieson (review)

pp. 374-376
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Writing and literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese By Insup Taylor and M. Martin Taylor (review)

pp. 376-379
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The handbook of sociolinguistics Ed. by Florian Coulmas (review)

pp. 379-382
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The origin of American Black English: Be-forms in the HOODOO texts By Traute Ewers. Ed. by Herman Wekker (review)

pp. 382-384
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Dramatic discourse: Dialogue as interaction in plays By Vimala Herman (review)

pp. 384-386
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Dictionary of American Regional English: Volumes I-III Chief Ed., Frederic G. Cassidy, Assoc. Ed., Joan Houston Hall (review)

pp. 386-389
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Language and space Ed. by Paul Bloom, Mary A. Peterson, Lynn Nadel, and Merrill F. Garrett (review)

pp. 389-392
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The French influence on Middle English morphology: A corpus-based study of derivation By Christiane Dalton-Puffer (review)

pp. 392-395
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Language contact in Japan: A sociolinguistic history By Leo J. Loveday (review)

pp. 395-397
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Nineteenth-century English By Richard W. Bailey (review)

pp. 398-400
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Book Notices

A theory of phrase markers and the extended base By Robert A. Chametzky (review)

p. 401
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Linguistics in the Netherlands 1995 Ed. by Marcel den Dikken and Kees Hengeveld (review)

pp. 401-402
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Units in Mandarin conversation: Prosody, discourse and grammar By Hongyin Tao (review)

pp. 402-403
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Grammaticalization of the complex sentence: A case study in Chadic By Zygmunt Frajzyngier (review)

p. 403
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Norsk grammatikk: Debatt i historisk lys By Frøydis Hertzberg (review)

pp. 403-404
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Nordisk og nedertysk: Språkkontakt og språkutvikling i Norden i seinmelomalderen Ed. by Ernst Hâkon Jahr (review)

pp. 404-405
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Pragmatics of Chinese as native and target language Ed. by Gabriele Kasper (review)

p. 405
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Theoretical issues in Korean linguistics Ed. by Young-Key Kim-Renaud (review)

pp. 405-407
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Language ideology and language change in early modern German: A sociolinguistic study of the consonantal system of Nuremberg By Rosina Lippi- Green (review)

p. 407
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On extraction and extraposition in German Ed. by Uli Lutz and Jürgen Pafel (review)

pp. 407-408
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Talking Trojan: Speech and community in the Iliad By Hilary Mackie (review)

pp. 408-409
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One speaker, two languages Ed. by Lesley Milroy and Pieter Muysken (review)

pp. 409-410
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Aspects of Danish prosody Ed. by J0RGEN Rischel and Hans Basboll (review)

pp. 410-411
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Introduction to typology: The unity and diversity of language By Lindsay J. Whaley (review)

p. 411
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Knowledge and skills in translator behaviour By Wolfram Wilss (review)

pp. 411-412
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Dictionary of Caribbean English usage Ed. by Richard Allsopp (review)

pp. 412-413
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Aspekte der Sprachbeschreibung: Akten des 29 linguistischen Kolloquiums, Aarhus 1994 Ed. by Per Bærentzen (review)

p. 413
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Final devoicing in the phonology of German By Wiebke Brockhaus (review)

pp. 413-414
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Using language By Herbert H. Clark (review)

pp. 414-416
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Women talk By Jennifer Coates (review)

p. 416
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Experimental syntax: Applying objective methods to sentence judgments By Wayne Cowart (review)

pp. 416-417
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Linguistic variation and language attitudes in Mannheim-Neckarau By Winifred V. Davies (review)

pp. 417-418
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Verb i passiv fulgt av perfektum parcitisipp: Bruk og historie By Jan Engh (review)

p. 418
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Opposizioni direzionali e prefissazione: Analisi morfologica e semantica dei verbi egressivi prefissati con des- e es- in catalano By Maria Grossmann (review)

pp. 418-419
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Beiträge zur Methodengeschichte der neueren Philologien: Zum 125 jährigen Bestehen des Max Niemeyer Verlages Ed. by Robert Harsch- Niemeyer, and: Max Niemeyer Verlag: Gesamtverzeichnis 1950-1995 (review)

pp. 419-420
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Computer-mediated communication: Linguistic, social and cross-cultural perspectives Ed. by Susan C. Herring (review)

pp. 420-421
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Information structure (review)

p. 421
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Sociolinguistics 2nd edn. By R. A. Hudson (review)

pp. 421-422
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Phonological segments: Their structure and behaviour By Helga Humbert (review)

pp. 422-423
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Nordnorske dialekter Ed. by Ernst Hákon Jahr and Olav Skare (review)

p. 423
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Learnability and the lexicon: Theories and second language acquisition research By Alan Juffs (review)

pp. 423-424
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Sociolinguistique urbaine: La vie des langues à Ziguinchor (Sénégal) By Caroline Juillard (review)

pp. 424-425
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Elements of culture-contrastive linguistics By Hannes Kniffka (review)

p. 425
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Moral politics: What conservatives know that liberals don't By George Lakoff (review)

pp. 425-426
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Spoken English on computer: Transcription, mark-up and application Ed. by Geoffrey Leech, Greg Myers, and Jenny Thomas (review)

p. 426
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Tungusic vowel harmony By Bing Li (review)

pp. 426-427
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Batad Ifugao dictionary with ethnographic notes Comp, by Leonard E. Newell and Francis Bon'og Poligon (review)

pp. 427-428
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Themes in Greek linguistics: Papers from the First International Conference on Greek Linguistics, Reading, September 1993 Ed. by Irene Philippaki- Warburton, Katerina Nicolaidis, and Maria Sifianou (review)

p. 428
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The linguistic shaping of accounting By Ahmed Riahi-Belkaoui (review)

pp. 428-429
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Approaches to second language acquisition Ed. by Kari Sajavaara and Courtney Fairweather (review)

pp. 429-430
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Licensing empty nouns in French By Petra Sleeman (review)

pp. 430-431
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Wörterbuch der Valenz etymologisch verwandter Wörter By Karl-Ernst Sommerfeldt and Herbert Schreiber (review)

p. 431
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Die Orthographischen Regelbücher des Deutschen By Britta Stanze (review)

pp. 431-432
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The dialogic emergence of culture Ed. by Dennis Tedlock and Bruce Mannheim (review)

pp. 432-433
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Origins of language Ed. by Jürgen Trabant (review)

p. 433
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Language and society in early modern England: Selected essays, 1981-1994 By Vivian Salmon (review)

pp. 433-434
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Second language acquisition and linguistic variation Ed. by Robert Bayley and Dennis R. Preston (review)

pp. 434-435
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. . . and the Word was God: Missionary linguistics and missionary grammar Ed. by Even Hovdhaugen (review)

pp. 435-436
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The design of language: An introduction to descriptive linguistics By Terry Crowley, John Lynch, Jeff Siegel, and Julie Piau (review)

p. 436
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Categories and case: The sentence structure of Korean By William O' Grady (review)

pp. 436-437
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The Kensington rune-stone: Authentic and important By Robert A. Hall, Jr (review)

pp. 437-438
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Vocabulario popoluca de Sayula: Veracruz, México By Lawrence E. Clark (review)

pp. 438-440
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Language loss and the crisis of cognition: Between socio- and psycholinguistics By K. Dallas Kenny (review)

pp. 440-441
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Athabaskan language studies: Essays in honor of Robert W. Young Ed. by Eloise Jelinek, Sally Midgette, Keren Rice, and Leslie Saxon (review)

pp. 441-442
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Serial verbs in Saramaccan: Predication and creole genesis By Tonjes Veenstra (review)

pp. 442-443
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The syntax and semantics of the verb in Ancient Greek: An introduction 2nd edn. By Albert Rijksbaron (review)

pp. 443-444
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Conditions and conditionals: An investigation of Ancient Greek By Gerry Wakker (review)

p. 444
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Opening dialogue: Understanding the dynamics of language and learning in the English classroom By Martin Nystrand with Adam Gamoran, Robert Kachur, and Catherine Prendergast (review)

pp. 444-445
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A dictionary of South African English on historical principles Ed. by Penny Silva, Wendy Dore, Dorothea Mantzel, Colin Mueller, and Madeleine Wright (review)

pp. 445-446
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Pragmatic development By Anat Ninio and Catherine Snow (review)

p. 446
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The Arabic contributions to the English language: An historical dictionary By Garland Cannon in collaboration with Alan S. Kaye (review)

pp. 446-447
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Lexiques-grammaires comparés en français: Actes du colloque international de Montréal (3-5 juin 1992) Ed. by Jacques Labelle and Christian Leclère (review)

p. 448
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Linguistic criticism 2nd edn. By Roger Fowler (review)

pp. 448-449
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Ceský jazykový atlas. [The Czech linguistic atlas.] By Jan Balhar, Pavel Jancák and others (review)

p. 449
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The study of language 2nd edn. By George Yule (review)

pp. 449-450
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Toward a theory of cultural linguistics By Gary B. Palmer (review)

p. 450
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Perspectives in phonology Ed. by Jennifer Cole and Charles Kisseberth (review)

pp. 450-451
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English vocabulary elements By Keith Denning and William R. Leben (review)

pp. 451-452
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Tendences récentes en linguistique française et générale: Volume dédié à David Gaatone Ed. by Hava Bat-Zeev Shyldkrot and Lucien Kupferman (review)

p. 452
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AIDS counselling: Institutional interaction and clinical practice By Anssi Peräkylä (review)

pp. 452-454
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Western lore and language: A dictionary for enthusiasts of the American West By Thomas L. Clark (review)

p. 454
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English language scholarship: A survey and bibliography from the beginnings to the end of the nineteenth century By Helmut Gneuss (review)

pp. 454-455
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Communication development and disorders in African American children: Research, assessment and intervention Ed. by Alan G. Kamhi, Karen E. Pollock, and Joyce L. Harris (review)

pp. 455-456
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Male/female language: With a comprehensive bibliography 2nd edn. By Mary Ritchie Key (review)

pp. 456-457
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Hoi toide on the outer banks: The story of the Ocracoke Brogue By Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schtlling-Estes (review)

p. 457
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Lexical change and variation in the southeastern United States, 1930-1990 By Ellen Johnson (review)

p. 458
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The story of writing By Andrew Robinson (review)

pp. 458-459
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The role of argument structure in grammar: Evidence from Romance By Alex Alsina (review)

pp. 459-460
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Explaining culture: A naturalistic approach By Dan Sperber (review)

p. 460
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Ebenen der Textstruktur: Sprachliche und kommunikative Prinzipien Ed. by Wolfgang Motsch (review)

pp. 460-461
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Twentieth-century fiction: From text to context Ed. by Peter Verdonk and Jean Jacques Weber (review)

pp. 461-462
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Ancient Egyptian: A linguistic introduction By Antonio Loprjeno (review)

pp. 462-463
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The Editor's Department

pp. 464-468
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Publications Received

pp. 469-472
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