Publications

[1]

Truswell, Robert, Chris Cummins, Caroline Heycock, Brian Rabern, and Hannah Rohde (2018). Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 21. Freely downloadable proceedings volume. 1,398 pages.

[2]

Truswell, Robert (2018). Oxford Handbook of Event Structure. In press, Oxford University Press. See preprints of the table of contents, the introduction, and my chapter on Event composition and event individuation.

[3]

Truswell, Robert, Rhona Alcorn, James Donaldson, and Joel Wallenberg (2017). A Parsed Linguistic Atlas of Early Middle English. 172,624-word parsed corpus, freely downloadable from GitHub.

[4]

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

[5]

Mathieu, Éric and Robert Truswell (eds) (2017). Micro-change and Macro-change in Diachronic Syntax. Oxford: Oxford University Press. See preprints of the introduction (Mathieu and Truswell), and Where do relative specifiers come from? (Gisborne and Truswell).

[6]

Truswell, Robert (2017). Dendrophobia in bonobo comprehension of spoken English. Mind and Language 32, 395–415. Preprint here, published version here (paywalled).

[7]

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

[8]

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.

[9]

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

[10]

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.

[11]

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

[12]

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

[13]

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

[14]

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

[15]

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.

[16]

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.

[17]

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.

[18]

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.

[19]

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

[20]

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.

[21]

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

[22]

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

[23]

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.

[24]

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.