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Books: Syntax: Lang, Maienbon, Fabricius-Hansen (eds.)

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  1. mouton, Modifying Adjuncts: Lang, Maienbon, Fabricius-Hansen (eds.)

Message 1: Modifying Adjuncts: Lang, Maienbon, Fabricius-Hansen (eds.)

Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 13:01:11 +0000
From: mouton <>
Subject: Modifying Adjuncts: Lang, Maienbon, Fabricius-Hansen (eds.)

Title: Modifying Adjuncts
Series Title: Interface Explorations 4
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter

Availability: Available
Editor: Ewald Lang
Editor: Claudia Maienborn 
Editor: Cathrine Fabricius-Hansen 

Hardback: ISBN: 3110173522, Pages: vi, 657, Price: Euro 98.00 / sFr
	 157,- / approx. US$ 98.
Unlike the notion of "argument," that is central to modern linguistic
theorizing, the phenomena that are commonly subsumed under the
complementary notion "adjunct" so far have not attracted the attention
they deserve. In this volume, leading experts in the field present
current approaches to the grammar and pragmatics of adjuncts.

The contributions scrutinize i.a. the argument-adjunct distinction,
specify conditions of adjunct placement, discuss compositionality
issues, and propose new analyses of event-related modification. They
are meant to shed new light on an area of linguistic structure that is
deemed to be notoriously murky.

>From the contents:

Part A: The argument-adjunct distinction

David Dowty
The dual analysis of adjuncts/complements in Categorial Grammar

Barbara H. Partee and Vladimir Borschev
Genitives, relational nouns, and argument-modifier ambiguity

Manfred Bierwisch
Heads, complements, adjuncts: Projection and saturation

Part B: Adjunct placement

Werner Frey
Syntactic conditions on adjunct classes

Benjamin Shaer
"Manner" adverbs and the association theory: Some problems and

Regine Eckardt
Manner adverbs and information structure: Evidence from the adverbial
modification of verbs of creation

Thomas Ernst
Semantic features and the distribution of adverbs

Inger Rosengren
Clause-final left-adjunction

Part C: Case Studies on wieder/again

Karin Pittner
Process, eventuality and wieder/again

Gerhard J�ger and Reinhard Blutner
Competition and interpretation: The German adverb wieder ('again')

Arnim von Stechow
How are results represented and modified? Remarks on J�ger &
Blutners's anti-decomosition

Part D: Flexibility of eventuality-related modification

Graham Katz
Event arguments, adverb selection, and the Stative Adverb Gap

Claudia Maienborn 
Event-internal modifiers: Semantic underspecification and conceptual

Johannes D�lling
Flexibility in adverbial modification: Reinterpretation as contextual

Susan Rothstein
Secondary predication and aspectual structure

Assinja Demjjanow and Anatoli Strigin
Real adjuncts in the Instrumental in Russian

Ilse Zimmermann
German participle II constructions as adjuncts
Lingfield(s): Pragmatics
Written In: English (Language Code: English)

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