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LINGUIST List 17.1241

Mon Apr 24 2006

Books: Linguistic Theories: Godjevac

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Dikran Karagueuzian, Intonation, Word Order, and Focus Projection in Serbo-Croatian: Godjevac


Message 1: Intonation, Word Order, and Focus Projection in Serbo-Croatian: Godjevac
Date: 21-Apr-2006
From: Dikran Karagueuzian <pubscsli.stanford.edu>
Subject: Intonation, Word Order, and Focus Projection in Serbo-Croatian: Godjevac


Title: Intonation, Word Order, and Focus Projection in Serbo-Croatian
Series Title: Stanford Monographs in Linguistics

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: CSLI Publications
http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/

Author: Svetlana Godjevac, San Diego State University

Hardback: ISBN: 1575864770 Pages: 340 Price: U.S. $ 75.00
Paperback: ISBN: 1575864789 Pages: 340 Price: U.S. $ 32.00


Abstract:

Research on the English language suggests that the relationship between
phonological prominence, word order, and focus-better known as focus
projection-is mediated through syntax. This book breaks new ground with
its demonstration of how the Serbo-Croatian language shows the workings of
this relationship.

Svetlana Godjevac explores the development of focus projection. Further
distinguishing her work from the numerous studies of the English language,
she analyzes how focus projection in Serbo-Croatian also depends on the
semantic type of the prominence bearing element. This volume is an
innovative analysis of linguistic theory as well as a study of a lesser
examined language.



Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories

Subject Language(s): Croatian (hrv)
Serbian (srp)


Written In: English (eng)

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