«Form and meaning»: A new book on variation

The book Form and meaning. Studies of grammatical variation and choice in Spanish has just been published by Peter Lang as a volume of its prestigious collection Studien zur romanischen Sprachwissenschaft and interkulturellen Kommunikation (order here).

Edited by María José Serrano and Miguel A. Aijón Oliva, the book presents a state of the art in studies of variation that approach meaning — in all its possible facets — as the key to scientific explanation. It brings together a group of international scholars whose work pursues the systematic integration of meaning and function in models of grammatical usage. Traditional variationist approaches — based on the analysis of correlations between …

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