Alexandru Nicolae is a Researcher at the 'Iorgu Iordan - Al. Rosetti' Institute of Linguistics, Bucharest, and a Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics, University of Bucharest. He has previously been a Visiting Researcher at the University of Cambridge and a Fulbright Senior Scholar at MIT. His research interests include minimalist syntax, diachronic syntax, and the syntax of Romanian, and he has contributed to the OUP volumes The Grammar of Romanian (2013), The Syntax of Old Romanian (2016) and The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages (2016).
Preface Acknowledgements List of tables Abbreviations, symbols, and conventions 1. Word order and parameter change in Romanian: An introduction 2. Inversion as a residual old Romance V2 grammar 3. Discontiguous linearizations in the sentential core: Interpolation, scrambling, and related phenomena 4. Word order in the nominal phrase 5. Demonstrative specialization: The emergence of the determiner cel 6. Diachronic features of Romanian in a broader comparative setting Appendix: Corpus of old Romanian texts References Index