LINGUIST List 3.520

Mon 22 Jun 1992

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  1. "J.L. MacKenzie", apposition

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Date: Fri, 19 Jun 92 16:51:01 MEapposition
From: "J.L. MacKenzie" <>
Subject: apposition

My request for bibliographical support with a project on apposition
prompted several replies, for which I am very grateful. Thanks to
Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy, George Fowler, Rudi Gebruers, Martin
Haase and Joe Salmons.

The following basic bibliography of apposition may be useful to
LINGUIST readers:

Burton-Roberts, N.
Nominal apposition
Foundations of Language 13, 391-420

Bussche, Henri van den
Les 'appositions' en francais moderne: inventaire en description
Catholic University of Louvain 1987

Hockett, C.F.
Attribution and apposition
American Speech 39, 99-102. 1955

Lange, K.-P.
Appositive NP-Konstruktionen im Deutschen
Deutsche Sprache 2, 97-119. 1974

Leirbukt, O.
Ueber dativische Appositionen bei akkusativischem Bezugswort im
Linguistische Berichte 55/78, 1-17. 1978

Matthews, P.
Cambridge: CUP. pp. 224-236. 1981

Motsch, W.
Untersuchungen zur Apposition im Deutschen
Studia grammatica 5, 87-132. 1965

Norwood, J.E.
The loose appositives in present-day English
American Speech 29, 267-271. 1954

Raabe, H.
Tuebingen: Narr. 1979

Schindler, W.
Untersuchungen zur Grammatik appositionsverdaechtiger Einheiten im
Tuebingen: Niemeyer. 1990

Sopher, H.
English Studies 52, 401-412. 1971

Winter, W.
Vom Genitiv im heutigen Deutsch.
Zeitschrift fuer deutsche Sprache 22, 21-35. 1966

Ziv, Y.
Why can't appositives be extraposed?
Papers in Linguistics 6/2, 243-254.

With thanks to the LINGUIST community and to Evelien Keizer, who
will be carrying out the research project.

Lachlan Mackenzie
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