Publications

[1]

Truswell, Robert, Rhona Alcorn, James Donaldson, and Joel Wallenberg (2017). A Parsed Linguistic Atlas of Early Middle English. Under revision, to appear in Rhona Alcorn, Bettelou Los, Joanna Kopaczyk, and Benjamin Molineaux (eds.), Historical Dialectology in the Digital Age, Edinburgh University Press.

[2]

Mathieu, Eric and Robert Truswell (eds) (2017). Micro-change and Macro-change in Diachronic Syntax. In press, OUP. See preprints of the table of contents, the Intro (Eric Mathieu and Robert Truswell), and Where do relative specifiers come from? (Robert Truswell and Nikolas Gisborne).

[3]

Truswell, Robert (2017). Dendrophobia in bonobo comprehension of spoken English. In press, Mind and Language.

[4]

Truswell, Robert (2016). Review of Evolutionary Syntax, by Ljiljana Progovac. Journal of Language Evolution 1:168–170.

[5]

Truswell, Robert and Nikolas Gisborne (2015). Quantificational variability and the genesis of English headed wh-relatives. In Eva Csipak and Hedde Zeijlstra (eds.) Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 19, pp.639–656.

[6]

Truswell, Robert (2014). Binding theory. In Carnie, Andrew, Yosuke Sato, and Daniel Siddiqi (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Syntax, pp. 214–238. Abingdon: Taylor & Francis.

[7]

Truswell, Robert (2014). Review of Cedric Boeckx and Kleanthes K. Grohmann (eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Biolinguistics. Lingua 143: 52–55. Published version here (paywalled). Preprint here.

[8]

Folli, Raffaella, Christina Sevdali, and Robert Truswell (2013). Syntax and its Limits. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

[9]

Folli, Raffaella, Christina Sevdali, and Robert Truswell (2013). Introduction. In Syntax and its Limits, pp. 1–15.

[10]

Truswell, Robert (2013). Reconstruction, control, and movement. In Syntax and its Limits, pp. 44–65.

[11]

Truswell, Robert (2011). Relatives with a Leftward Island in Early Modern English. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 29: 291–332. Published version here (paywalled); preprint here.

[12]

Truswell, Robert (2011). Events, Phrases, and Questions. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

[13]

Truswell, Robert (2010). What exactly evolved? A review of The Evolution of Human Language: Biolinguistic Perspectives, edited by Richard K. Larson, Viviane Déprez, and Hiroko Yamakido. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology 8: 376–373. Published version here (paywalled). Preprint here.

[14]

Truswell, Robert (2010). Cyclic interaction of event structure and A'-locality. In Raffaella Folli and Christiane Ulbrich (eds.) Interfaces in Linguistics: New Research Perspectives, pp. 17–29. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

[15]

Truswell, Robert (2009). Attributive adjectives and nominal templates. Linguistic Inquiry 40: 525–533. Published version here (paywalled), preprint here.

[16]

Truswell, Robert (2009). Preposition-stranding, passivisation, and extraction from adjuncts in Germanic. In Jeroen van Craenenbroeck and Johan Rooryck (eds.) Linguistic Variation Yearbook 8. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

[17]

Truswell, Robert (2008). A semantic constraint on wh-movement: Extended events and extraction from in order clauses. In Sylvia Blaho, Camelia Constantinescu, and Erik Schoorlemmer (eds.) Proceedings of ConSOLE ⅩⅤ, pp. 321–340 Leiden: SOLE.

[18]

Truswell, Robert (2007). Extraction from adjuncts and the structure of events. Lingua 117: 1355–1377. Published version here (paywalled), preprint here.

[19]

Truswell, Robert (2006). Adjectives and headedness. In Anna McNay (ed.) Oxford Working Papers in Linguistics, Philology, and Phonetics 10, pp. 1–19.

[20]

Truswell, Robert (2006). Phase heads, multiple spell-out, and a typology of islands. In Nuria Yáñez–Bouza (ed.) Proceedings of the Fourteenth Manchester Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics, pp. 125–141.

[21]

Truswell, Robert (2005). Non-restrictive adjective interpretation and association with focus. In Richard Ashdowne and Thomas Finbow (eds.) Oxford Working Papers in Linguistics, Phonetics, and Philology 9, pp. 133–154.