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Brigitte L. M. Bauer

Publications (Selection)


  • Bauer, Brigitte L.M. 2000. Archaic Syntax in Indo-European. The Spread of Transitivity in Latin and French. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. xviii + 394.
  • -----. 1995. The Emergence and Development of SVO Patterning in Latin and French. Diachronic and Psycholinguistic Perspectives. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. xvi + 242.
  • -----. 1992. Du latin au français: le passage d'une langue SOV à une langue SVO. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Pp. 344.
  • Bauer, Brigitte L.M. and Georges-Jean Pinault, eds. 2003. Language in Time and Space. A Festschrift for Werner Winter on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. xxv + 443.


  • Bauer, Brigitte L.M. 2012. "Functions of Nominal Apposition in Vulgar and Late Latin: Change in Progress?" Latin vulgaire -- latin tardif IX. Frédérique Biville, Marie-Karine Lhommé, and Daniel Vallat, eds. Lyon: Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerrannée, pp. 207-220.
  • -----. 2012. "Chronologie et rythme du changement linguistique: syntaxe vs. morphologie." Les évolutions du latin. Olga Spevak and Alain Christol, eds. Paris: L'Harmattan.
  • -----. 2011. "Word Formation in Romance." The Cambridge History of the Romance Languages, Vol. I. Structures. Martin Maiden, Charles Smith, and Adam Ledgeway, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 532-63.
  • -----. 2010. "Fore-runners of Romance -mente Adverbs in Latin Prose and Poetry." Colloquial and Literary Latin. Eleanor Dickey and Anna Chahoud, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 339-53.
  • -----. 2009. "Strategies of Definiteness in Latin: Implications for Early Indo-European." Grammatical Change in Indo-European Languages. Vit Bubenik, John Hewson, and Sarah Rose, eds. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Pp. 71-87.
  • -----. 2009. "Word Order." In: New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax. Vol. 1. Syntax of the Sentence. Philip Baldi and Pierluigi Cuzzolin, eds. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. 241-316.
  • -----. 2009. "Residues as an Aid in Internal Reconstruction." In: Internal Reconstruction in Indo-European. Methods, Results, and Problems. Section Papers from the XVIth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, University of Copenhagen, 11th-15th August, 2003. Jens Elmegård Rasmussen and Thomas Olander, eds. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press. Pp. 17-31.
  • -----. 2008. "Nominal Apposition in Vulgar and Late Latin. At the Cross-Roads of Major Linguistic Changes." Latin vulgaire et latin tardif. Roger Wright, ed. Tübingen: Niemeyer. Pp. 42-50.
  • -----. 2007. "The Definite Article in Indo-European. Emergence of a New Grammatical Category?" Nominal Determination. Elisabeth Stark, Elisabeth Leiss, and Werner Abraham, eds. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Pp. 103-139.
  • -----. 2006. "'Synthetic' vs. 'Analytic' in Romance: The Importance of Varieties." Historical Romance Linguistics. Retrospective and Perspectives. Randall Gess and Debbie Arteaga, eds. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Pp. 287-304.
  • -----. 2005. "Innovation in Old French Syntax and its Latin Origins." In: Latin et langues romanes. Etudes de linguistique offertes à Jozsef Herman à l'occasion de son 80ème anniversaire. Sándor Kiss, Luca Mondin, and Giampaolo Salvi, eds. Tübingen: Niemeyer. Pp. 507-521.
  • -----. 2004. "Vigesimal Numerals in Romance: An Indo-European Perpsective." In: Indo-European Language and Culture in Historical Perspective: Essays in Memory of Edgar C. Polomé. Bridget Drinka, ed. General Linguistics 41. 21-46.
  • -----. 2003. "The Adverbial Formation in mente in Vulgar and Late Latin. A Problem in Grammaticalization." In: Latin tardif et latin vulgaire VI. Heikki Solin, Martti Leiwo, and Hilla-Halla-aho, eds. Hildesheim: Olms. Pp. 439-457.
  • -----. 2002. "Variability in Word Order: Adjectives and Comparatives in Latin, Romance, and Germanic." Southwest Journal of Linguistics 20. 19-50.
  • -----. 2001. "Syntactic Innovation in Latin Poetry? The Origins of the Romance Adverbial Formation in -Ment(e)." Ad Litteras. Studies in Honour of J.H. Brouwers. M.G.M. van der Poel and A.P. Orbán, eds. Nijmegen (NL): Nijmegen University Press. Pp. 29-43.
  • -----. 2000. "From Latin to French: The Linear Development of Word Order." Becoming Loquens. More Studies in Language Origins. Bernard Bichakjian, Tatiana Chernigovskaya, Adam Kendon, and Anke Müller, eds. Frankfurt am Main: Lang. Pp. 239-257.
  • -----. 1999. "Aspects of Impersonal Constructions in Late Latin." Latin vulgaire - latin tardif. Actes du 5e colloque international sur le latin vulgaire et tardif. Hubert Petersmann and Rudolf Kettelmann, eds. Heidelberg: Winter. Pp. 209-211.
  • -----. 1999. "Impersonal Habet Constructions: At the Cross-Roads of Indo-European Innovation." Language Change and Typological Variation: In Honor of Winfred P. Lehmann on the Occasion of his 83rd Birthday. Vol II. Grammatical Universals and Typology. Edgar Polomé and Carol Justus, eds. Journal of Indo-European Studies. Monograph 31. Pp. 590-612.
  • -----. 1998. "Impersonal Verbs in Italic. Their Development from an Indo-European Perspective." Journal of Indo-European Studies 26. 91-120.
  • -----. 1998. "Language Loss in Gaul: Socio-Historical and Linguistic Factors in Language Conflict." Southwest Journal of Linguistics 15. 23-44.
  • -----. 1997. "The Adjective in Italic and Romance: Genetic or Areal Factors Affecting Word Order Patterns?" Proceedings of LP '96. B. Palek, ed. Prague: Charles University Press. Pp. 295-306.
  • -----. 1997. "Nominal Syntax in Italic: A Diachronic Perspective." Language Change and Functional Explanations. Jadranka Gvozdanovic, ed. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. 273-301.
  • -----. 1996. "Residues of Non-Nominative Syntax in Latin: The Mihi Est Construction." Historische Sprachforschung 109. 242-57.
  • -----. 1996. "The Verb in Indirect Speech in Old French." Reported Speech. Theo Janssen and Wim van der Wurff, eds. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins. Pp. 75-96.
  • -----. 1994. "The Development of Latin Absolute Constructions: From Stative to Transitive Structures." General Linguistics 33. 64-83.
  • -----. 1993. "The Coalescence of the Participle and the Gerund/Gerundive: An Integrated Change." Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Historical Linguistics. Robert Jeffers and Henk Aertsen, eds. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins. Pp. 59-71.
  • -----. 1993. "The Tendency towards Right Branching in the Development and Acquisition of Latin and French." Historical Linguistics 1991. Papers of the 10th International Conference on Historical Linguistics. Jaap van Marle, ed. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins. Pp. 1-17.
  • -----. 1987. "L'évolution des structures morphologiques et syntaxiques du latin au français." Travaux de linguistique 14-15. 95-107.
  • Bauer, Brigitte L.M. and Georges-Jean Pinault. 2003. "Introduction: Werner Winter, ad multos annos." Language in Time and Space. A Festschrift for Werner Winter on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. xiii-xxv.

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