This volume is a collection of grammar sketches from several Italo-Romance languages and dialects. Each chapter describes a salient phenomenon for a given language, based on novel data, as well as the state-of-the art knowledge on the phenomenon.
Roberta D’Alessandro (Ph.D. in Linguistics, 2004, Stuttgart University), is Professor of Syntax and Language Variation at Utrecht University. She has published extensively on Italian and Romance linguistics, dialectology, variation, and syntax-phonology. Diego Pescarini (Ph.D. in Linguistics, 2006, University of Padua) is Research Associate at the University of Zurich. His research focuses on the comparative grammar of the Romance languages.Contributors are: Luigi Andriani, Caroline Bacciu, Andrea Calabrese, Anna Cardinaletti, Jan Casalicchio, Edoardo Cavirani, Federica Cognola, Patrizia Cordin, Silvio Cruschina, Roberta D'Alessandro, Giuliana Giusti, Mirko Grimaldi, Michele Loporcaro, Luca Lorenzetti, Guido Mensching, Diego Pescarini, Andrea Scala, Giancarlo Schirru.