Book Review: Franco, Irene, Sara Lusini & Andrés Saab (eds.), Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2010. Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ Leiden 2010 Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2012.


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Ramaglia, F. (2014). Book Review: Franco, Irene, Sara Lusini & Andrés Saab (eds.), Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2010. Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ Leiden 2010 Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2012. IBERIA: An International Journal of Theoretical Linguistics, 5(1), 126–139. Retrieved from