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Name: Pierre  Larrivée
Institution: University of Caen Basse-Normandie
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Homepage: http://www.crisco.unicaen.fr/Pierre-LARRIVEE.html
State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Selected publications, out of 5 monographs, 13 edited volumes
and over 70 papers

* 2008. Une histoire du sens: la sémantique linguistique depuis Bréal. Gramm-r Series. Brussels: Peter Lang.
* 2004. L'association négative: depuis la syntaxe jusqu'à l'interprétation. Geneva: Droz.
* 2001. L'interprétation des séquences négatives: portée et foyer des négations en français. Brussels: Duculot.

* 2010. 'The Pragmatic Motifs of the Jespersen Cycle. Default, activation and the history of negation in French'. Lingua 120,9, 2240-2258.
* 2010. 'Anyone for non-scalarity ?' English Language and Linguistics 14,1, 1-17. With Patrick Duffley.
* 2007. 'La scalarité des indéfinis à sélection arbitraire.' Travaux de linguistique 54, 94-107.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Conflict and Language Laws
 Les temps du passé français et leur enseignement.
 Nouveaux Développements de L'imparfait
 Une histoire du sens
 The Evolution of Negation
 La linguistique de la contradiction
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Les temps du passé français et leur enseignement.
Courses Taught: Research method
Syntax and Semantics
Linguistics and Language teaching
Dissertation Abstract: La Portée des Negations en Français Contemporain
Reviewer of: La Négation dans les Langues Romanes (LL Issue 19.2344)
The Expression of Negation (LL Issue 21.5023)
Beyond 'Any' and 'Ever' (LL Issue 25.1031)
Academic Paper Abstract: Anyone for non-scalarity?

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