Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2000

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

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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.show more

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  • Hardback | 354 pages
  • 152.4 x 222.25 x 25.4mm | 598.74g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588113310
  • 9781588113313

Table of 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 Indexshow more