Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2000: Selected papers from `Going Romance' 2000, Utrecht, 30 November-2 December (Current Issues in Linguistic

Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2000: Selected papers from `Going Romance' 2000, Utrecht, 30 November-2 December (Current Issues in Linguistic

By: Frank Drijkoningen (editor), Paola Monachesi (editor), Claire Beyssade (editor), Reineke Bok-Bennema (editor)Hardback

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This volume presents a selection of the best papers from the 2000 'Going Romance' conference, held in Utrecht. The papers discuss current topics in formal syntax in Romance languages.

Contents

1. Introduction (by Beyssade, Claire); 2. Arbitrary pronouns are not that indefinite (by Alonso-Ovalle, Luis); 3. Wh-questions and Wh-exclamatives: Unifying mirror effects (by Ambar, Manuela); 4. Impersonal constructions, control and second-order predication (by Aranovich, Raul); 5. Complementizer Deletion in Florentine: The interaction between Merge and Move (by Cocchi, Gloria); 6. Rhematic focus at the left periphery: The case of Romanian (by Cornilescu, Alexandra); 7. Multiple focus in European Portuguese: Apparent optionality and subject positions (by Costa, Joao); 8. External subjects in two varieties of Portuguese: Evidence for a non-unified analysis (by Costa, Joao); 9. Extreme Non-Specificity in Romanian (by Farkas, Donka F.); 10. Resultatives: Small Clauses or complex VPs? (by Folli, Raffaella); 11. Topic, focus and secondary predication: The French presentational relative construction (by Lambrecht, Knud); 12. Intonative structure of focalization in French and Greek (by Gac, David Le); 13. Splitting up subject clitic-verb inversion (by Munaro, Nicola); 14. Edging Quantifiers: On QP-Fronting in Western Romance (by Quer, Josep); 15. Partitive constructions and antisymmetry (by Sleeman, Petra); 16. Stress-Focus correspondence in Italian (by Szendroi, Kriszta); 17. Definite and Bare Kind-denoting Noun Phrases (by Zamparelli, Roberto); 18. Index of languages and dialects; 19. Subject Index

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  • ISBN13: 9789027247421
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 362
  • ID: 9789027247421
  • weight: 600
  • ISBN10: 9027247420

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