The Handbook of Portuguese Linguistics presents a comprehensive overview of research within the Brazilian and European variants of the Portuguese language. It includes chapters focusing on the key areas of linguistic study, including phonetics, phology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, linguistic change, language variation and contact, and acquisition. * Essential reference work for scholars of Portuguese linguistics and Romance languages * Chapters written by an international team of research specialists highlight both the consensus and the controversies within the various subfields of Portuguese linguistics * Examines Portuguese linguistics in relation to syntax, phology, morphology, semantics/pragmatics, acquisition, and sociolinguistics * Written in an accessible overview style and designed for advanced students and current scholars in the field alike * Essential reference work for scholars of Portuguese linguistics and Romance languages
Leo Wetzels holds the chair of Romance languages and Amazonian languages at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and was a Research Director at the Laboratory of Phonetics and Phonology (LPP), CNRS/Sorbonne-Nouvelle in Paris. He is Editor-in-Chief of Joao Costa is Professor at the Faculdade de Ciencias Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. Sergio Menuzzi is Professor at the Department of Classical and Vernacular Letters, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil.