Volume 66, Number 1, March 1990

Table of Contents

From: Language

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Out of the hands of babes: On a possible sign advantage in language acquisition

pp. 1-23
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The X-bar theory of phrase structure

pp. 24-50
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Extraposition and focus

pp. 51-77
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Evidence for foot structure in Japanese

pp. 78-105
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Discussion Note

On megalocomparison

pp. 106-120
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Review Article

Re-examining Vernacular Black English

pp. 121-133
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Reviews

La liaison avec et sans enchaînement: Phonologie tridimensionelle et usages du français (review)

pp. 134-138
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Language and metre: Metrics and the metrical system of Finnish (review)

pp. 138-142
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Mixed categories: Nominalizations in Quechua (review)

pp. 142-146
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Syntactic case and morphological case in the history of English (review)

pp. 146-152
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Yearbook of morphology (review)

pp. 152-159
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The politics of linguistics (review)

pp. 159-162
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Variation theory and second language acquisition (review)

pp. 163-167
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Languages in competition: Dominance, diversity, and decline (review)

pp. 167-170
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Speaking Mexicano: Dynamics of syncretic language in Central Mexico (review)

pp. 170-175
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Discourse and communication: New approaches to the analysis of mass media discourse and communication Edited by Teun A. van Dijk (review)

pp. 175-180
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Machine translation: Linguistic characteristics of MT systems and general methodology of evaluation By John Lehrberger and Laurent Bourbeau (review)

pp. 180-182
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Book Notices

Hungarian inflectional morphology By Daniel Mario Abondolo (review)

p. 183
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Observation in the language classroom By Dick Allwright (review)

pp. 183-184
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Mål og medvit: Heidersskrift til Kjell Venås på 60-årsdagen 30. November 1987, frå vener og læresveinar Ed. by Tove Bull, Ernst Hâkon Jahr, and Geirr Wiggen (review)

pp. 184-185
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Language, history, style: Leo Spitzer and the critical tradition By James V. Catano (review)

pp. 185-186
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Principles of semiotic By D. S. Clarke (review)

pp. 186-187
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Fundamentos de lingüística hispánica By Francesco D'Introno, Jorge Guitart, and Juan Zamora (review)

pp. 187-188
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Fonetikk: Ei elementær innføring By Rolf Theil Endresen (review)

p. 188
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Papers and studies in contrastive linguistics Ed. by Jacek Fisiak (review)

pp. 188-189
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Possessor chains in Norwegian By Toril Fiva (review)

pp. 189-190
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Language, gender, and professional writing: Theoretical approaches and guidelines for nonsexist usage By Francine Wattman Frank and Paula A. Treichler, with contributions by H. Lee Gershuny, Sally McConnell-Ginet, and Susan J. Wolfe (review)

pp. 190-191
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Insights into Tagalog: Reduplication, infixation, and stress from nonlinear phonology By Koleen Matsuda French (review)

pp. 191-192
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Mental models as representations of discourse and text By Alan Garnham (review)

pp. 192-193
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Untersuchungen zum Russisch-niederdeutschen Gesprächsbuch des Tönnies Fenne, Pskov 1607: Ein Beitrag zur deutschen Sprachgeschichte By an Autorenkollektiv under the direction of Hans Joachim Gernentz (review)

p. 193
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Understanding the lexicon: Meaning, sense and world knowledge in lexical semantics knowledge in lexical semantics. Ed. by Werner Hüllen and Rainer Schulze (review)

pp. 193-194
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Luick revisited. Papers read at the Luick-Symposium at Schloß Liechtenstein, 15.-18.9. 1985 Ed. by Dieter Kastovsky and Gero BAUER, in collaboration with Jacek Fisiak (review)

pp. 194-195
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A study on the effect of terminology on L2 reading comprehension: Should specialist terms in medical texts be avoided? By R. E. Lankamp (review)

pp. 195-196
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Skinheads, hackers & lama ankor: Engelskan i 80-talets svenska By Magnus Ljung (review)

pp. 196-197
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Historical English: On the occasion of Karl Brunner's 100th birthday Ed. by Manfred Markus (review)

pp. 197-198
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Modelli e misure ritmiche: La durata vocalica in italiano by Giovanna Marotta (review)

pp. 198-199
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Advanced principles of historical linguistics By Stanley McCray (review)

pp. 199-200
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Grammar in the construction of texts Ed. by James Monaghan (review)

pp. 200-201
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Tuimarishe Kiswahili Chetu: Kitabu cha Wanafunzi wa Mwaka wa Pili/Tatu Lioba J. Moshi (review)

p. 201
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Dictionnaire Xârâcùù-Français (Nouvelle-Calédonie) By Claire Moyse- Faurie and Marie-Adèle Néchéro- Jorédié (review)

pp. 201-202
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Text und Bild: Grundfragen der Beschreibung von Text-Bild-Kommunikationen aus sprachwissenschaftlicher Sicht By Manfred Muckenhaupt (review)

pp. 202-203
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Children's language Ed. by Keith E. Nelson and Anne van Kleeck. Hillsdale (review)

pp. 203-205
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Objects and spaces. A study in the syntax and semantics of the German case system By Dorothea Neumann (review)

p. 205
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Redecharakterisierende Adverbiale By Wolfgang Niehuser (review)

pp. 205-206
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Language in mind and language in society: Studies in linguistic reproduction By Trevor Pateman (review)

pp. 206-207
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Vokalquantität und qualität im Deutschen By Karl Heinz Ramers (review)

p. 207
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Interpretationen aus dem Rigveda By Hans Schmeja (review)

pp. 207-208
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The linguistic aspect of Thor Heyerdahl's theory By W. Wilfried Schuhmacher (review)

pp. 208-209
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Machine translation systems Ed. by Jonathan Slocum (review)

pp. 209-210
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The Sanskritgerund: A synchronic, diachronic, and typological analysis By Bertil Tikkanen (review)

pp. 210-211
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Language attitudes in the Dutch language area Ed. by Roeland van Hout and Uus Knops (review)

pp. 211-212
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On the boundaries of conversation By John Wilson (review)

pp. 212-213
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The Editor's Department

p. 214
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Publications Received

pp. 215-220
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