The Oxford Encyclopedia of Romance Linguistics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Romance Linguistics is a carefully curated set of articles on Romance Linguistics that will appear both online in the ORE of Linguistics and as a thematic set in print. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Romance Linguistics will include scholarly overview articles on broad, foundational topics, as well as on more specific, emerging topics, enriched online with audio-visual resources and links. It is developed by an editorial board of internationally renowned scholars, led by Michele Loporcaro, Francesco Gardani, Patricia Cabredo Hofherr, Jeroen Claes, Andreas Dufter, Martin Maiden, and Franz Rainer. All of the articles appear online as part of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics.
 

Editor-in-Chief
Michele Loporcaro, University of Zurich

Former Co-Editor-in-Chief
Francesco Gardani, University of Zurich

Associate Editors

Patricia Cabredo Hofherr, Chargée de recherche, UMR 7023 Structures formelles du langage, CNRS & Paris 8

Jeroen Claes, KU Leuven - Quantitative Lexicology and Variational Linguistics (QLVL)

Andreas Dufter, University of Munich

Martin Maiden, University of Oxford

Franz Rainer, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Topics

Overview (language family, subdivisions, individual languages, development of the Romance languages, external history of the Romance languages, sign languages in the Romance-speaking countries, typology of the Romance languages)

Grammar (phonology, morphology, syntax, the syntax/semantics interface, semantics and pragmatics)

Language contact

Dialectology and language geography

Sociolinguistics

Etymology, lexicography/lexicology, language for specific purposes

Highlights in the history of the discipline and perspectives on new methods

 

Articles

Acquisition of L1 Phonology in the Romance Languages (Yvan Rose, Laetitia Almeida, Maria João Freitas)
Balkan-Romance (Adina Dragomirescu)
Catalan (Francisco Ordóñez)
Central-Southern Italo-Romance (Alessandro De Angelis)
Copulas in the Romance Languages (Christopher Pountain)
Dalmatian (Vegliote) (Martin Maiden)
Etymology in Romance (Éva Buchi, Steven N. Dworkin)
Finite Verb Morphology in the Romance Languages (Louise Esher, Franck Floricic, Martin Maiden)
French Outside Europe (André Thibault)
History of the Spanish Lexicon (Steven N. Dworkin)
Italo-Romance: Venetan (Patrizia Cordin)
Language Contact and the Lexicon of Romance Languages (André Thibault, Nicholas LoVecchio)
Major Isoglosses in Romània (Marcello Barbato)
Neurolinguistic Research on the Romance Languages (Valentina Bambini, Paolo Canal)
Nominalizations in the Romance Languages (Antonio Fábregas, Rafael Marín)
Partitive Articles in the Romance Languages (Anne Carlier, Béatrice Lamiroy)
Portuguese-Lexified Creoles (J. Clancy Clements)
Rhythm in the Romance Languages (Pier Marco Bertinetto)
Structural Semantics in the Romance Languages (Miguel Casas Gómez, Martin Hummel)