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Volume 62, Number 1, March 1986

Table of Contents

From: Language

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Has there been a 'Chomskyan revolution' in linguistics?

pp. 1-18

Some notes on noun incorporation

pp. 19-31

On the nature of noun incorporation

pp. 32-37

Spatial distance and lexical replacement

pp. 38-55

Head-marking and dependent-marking grammar

pp. 56-119

Control, PRO, and the Projection Principle

pp. 120-153


The vastness of natural languages By D. Terence Langendoen and Paul M. Postal (review)

pp. 154-157

Word grammar By Richard Hudson (review)

pp. 157-160

Syntax: A functional-typological introduction, I By Talmy Givón (review)

pp. 160-163

Discourse perspectives on syntax Edited by Flora Klein-Andreu (review)

pp. 163-166

Contrastive linguistics: Prospects and problems Edited by Jacek Fisiak (review)

pp. 166-169

English word-stress By Erik Fudge (review)

pp. 170-174

Geschichte der deutschen Sprache, mit Texten und Übersetzungshilfen By Wilhelm Schmidt et al (review)

pp. 174-178

The syntax of Native American languages Edited by Eung-Do Cook and Donna B. Gerdts (review)

pp. 178-183

The Sapir-Kroeber correspondence Edited by Victor Golla (review)

pp. 183-188

Introduction to sociolinguistics, I: The sociolinguistics of society By Ralph Fasold (review)

pp. 188-189

The social life of language By Gillian Sankoff (review)

pp. 189-195

Diversity and development in English-related creoles Edited by Ian F. Hancock (review)

pp. 195-198

With a daughter's eye: A memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson By Mary Catherine Bateson (review)

pp. 198-204

Book Notices

Language, sense and nonsense: A critical investigation into modern theories of language By G. P. Baker and P. M. S. Hacker (review)

p. 205

Les conceptions linguistiques des encyclopédistes: Étude sur la constitution d'une théorie de la grammaire au siècle des lumières By Pierre Swiggers (review)

pp. 205-206

Vers une histoire sociale de la linguistique Ed. by Jean-Claude Chevalier and Pierre Encrevé (review)

pp. 206-207

Benedetto Croce et la linguistique By Marcel Deneckere (review)

pp. 207-208

Lateinische Sprachwissenschaft By Alfred Bammesberger (review)

pp. 208-209

La déclinaison bicasuelle de l'ancien français By Lene Schøsler (review)

p. 209

The languages of Britain By Glanville Price (review)

p. 210

Fortis and lenis in Germanic By Gerda I. Alexander (review)

pp. 210-211

Current topics in English historical linguistics: Proceedings of the Second International Conference ... held at Odense University, 13-15 April, 1981 Ed. by Michael Davenport et al. (review)

pp. 211-212

A sketch of diachronic English morphology By Alfred Bammesberger (review)

pp. 212-213

A bibliography of writings on varieties of English, 1965-1983Compiled by Wolfgang Viereck, Edgar W. Schneider, and Manfred Görlach (review)

p. 213

Questions and responses in English conversation By Anna-Brita Stenström (review)

pp. 213-214

The language of 1984: Orwell's English and ours By Whitney French Bolton (review)

pp. 214-215

Die Wiener Dialektologische Schule: Grundsätzliche Studien aus 70 Jahren Forschung Ed. by Peter Wiesinger (review)

pp. 215-216

Beiträge zur bairischen und ostfränkischen Dialektologie: Ergebnisse der Zweiten Bayerisch-Österreichischen Dialektologentagung Wien, 27. bis 30. September 1983 Ed. by Peter Wiesinger (review)

pp. 216-217

Studies in descriptive German grammarEd. by J. Alan Pfeffer (review)

pp. 217-218

En nasjon av skriveføtre: Om utviklinga fram mot allmen skriveferdighet på 1800-tallet By Kjell Ivar Vannebo (review)

pp. 218-219

Dictionarium septem diversarum linguarum. Prag 1605 By Peter Loderecker. Ed. by Antonin Mestan. (review)

p. 219

Basic Albanian etymologies By Martin E. Huld (review)

pp. 219-221

Studies in the nominal sentence in Egyptian and Coptic By J[ohn] B. Callender (review)

p. 221

The function of word order in Turkish grammar By Eser Emine Erguvanli (review)

pp. 221-222

Die Pur-Mundart des Waldjurakischen: Grammatikalischer Abriss aufgrund der Materialien von T. V. Lehtisalo By Jänos Pusztay (review)

pp. 222-223

The grammatical hierarchy of Malayan Cantonese By Siew-Yue Killingley (review)

p. 223

La lengua tlapaneca de Malinaltepec By Jorge A. Suárez (review)

pp. 223-224

Learning a field language By Robbins Burling (review)

pp. 224-225

Variación y significado By Beatriz R. Lavandera (review)

p. 225

Kreolsprachen, Substrate und Sprachwandel By Norbert Boretzky (review)

pp. 225-226

Talking minds: The study of language in the cognitive sciences Ed. by Thomas G. Bever, John M. Carroll, and Lance A. Miller (review)

pp. 226-227

The development of oral and written language in social contexts Ed. by Anthony Pellegrini and Thomas Yawkey (review)

pp. 227-228

Inflectional affixes used by Finnish-speaking children aged 1-3 years Jorma Toivainen (review)

pp. 228-229

Communicative competence approaches to language proficiency assessment: Research and application Ed. by Charlene Rivera (review)

pp. 229-230

Cultural language differences: Their educational and clinical-professional implications Ed. by Sol Adler (review)

p. 230

Bilingualism and language disability: Assessment and remediation Ed. by Niklas Miller (review)

pp. 230-231

Teaching language with pictures By Jane J. Giddan and Norman S. Giddan (review)

pp. 231-232

History of semiotics Ed. by Achim Eschbach and Jürgen Trabant (review)

pp. 232-233

The sense of grammar: Language as semeiotic By Michael Shapiro (review)

pp. 233-234

Sign, system and function: Papers of the First and Second Polish-American Semiotics Colloquia Ed. by Jerzy Pelc et al. (review)

pp. 234-235

Publications Received

pp. 236-244

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