Volume 23 – Issue 1 – 2011

Guest editors Bernard Comrie & Giuliana Fiorentino
Nouns and Nominalizations Cross-linguistically

Bernard Comrie & Giuliana Fiorentino

Bernard Comrie
Action nominals between verbs and nouns

Pamela Munro
On the avoidance of abstract nominalizations

Giuliana Fiorentino
Action nouns between speech and writing: The case of Italian

John A. Hawkins
A processing approach to the typology of Noun Phrases

Johanna Mattissen
Complexity in nouns

Ruth Berman & Batia Seroussi
Derived nouns in Modern Hebrew: Structural and psycholinguistic perspectives

Volume 23 – Issue 2 – 2011

Antonio Baroni
Alphabetic vs. non-alphabetic writing: Linguistic fit and natural tendencies

Chiara Finocchiaro, F.-Xavier Alario, Niels O. Schiller, Albert Costa, Michele Miozzo & Alfonso Caramazza
Gender congruency goes Europe: A cross-linguistic study of the gender congruency effect in several Romance and Germanic languages


Guest editors Lisa Cheng, Denis Delfitto and Lutz Marten
The structure and interpretation of Nouns and Noun Phrases (part I)

Lisa Cheng, Denis Delfitto and Lutz Marten

Bianca Basciano, Nancy Kula, Chiara Melloni
Modes of compounding in Bantu, Romance and Chinese

Paola Crisma, Lutz Marten & Rint Sybesma
The point of Bantu, Chinese and Romance nominal classification

Denis Delfitto, Gaetano Fiorin & Nancy Kula
Syntactic gradients in compounding: Bemba associative nominals vs. Italian prepositional and deverbal compounds

Articles review

Giorgio Graffi
Parts of speech and syntactic categories. ‘Cognition’ vs. ‘grammar’? A review-article of Rauh Lisa 2010. Syntactic Categories. Their Identification and Description in Linguistic Theories. Oxford, O.U.P.)

Emanuela Sanfelici
Syntax and Morphology: what can compounds tell us? A review-article of Scalise Sergio & Irene Vogel 2010. Cross-Disciplinary Issues in Compounding. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company)

Books received