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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Eugenia  Casielles
Institution: Wayne State University
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Homepage: http://://www.clas.wayne.edu/faculty/casielles
State and/or Country: MI
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Casielles, E. (1998). 'FOCUS PREPOSING (it is called).' University of Massachusetts Occasional Papers 21, 51-64.

Casielles, E. (1999). 'Notes on the Topic-Focus Articulation.' In Gutiérrez Rexach and F. Martinez Gil (eds.) Advances in Hispanic Linguistics. Somerville, Mass.: Cascadilla Press, 343-363.

Casielles, E. (2000). 'El Tratamiento del Orden de Palabras en Algunas Gramáticas de los siglos XIX y XX.' Historiographia Linguistica XXVII:2/3, 415-436.

Casielles, E. (2000). 'On the Topicalizing Nature of Multiple Left-dislocations.' In L. J. Conathan et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the 26 Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 53-64.

Casielles, E. (2001). 'The Syntax and Semantics of Preverbal Topical Phrases in Spanish.' In J. Gutiérrez Rexach and L. Silva-Villar (eds.) Current Issues in Spanish Syntax and Semantics. Berlin/New York: Mouton DeGruyter, 65-82.

Casielles, E. (2003). 'On the Interaction between Syntactic and Information Structures in Spanish.' Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 80, 1-20.

Casielles, E. (2003). 'Left-dislocated Structures in Spanish.' Hispania 86.2, 326-338.

Casielles, E. (2004). The Syntax-Information Structure Interface: Evidence from Spanish and English. New York: Routledge.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Topic, Focus and Bare Nominals in Spanish
 The Syntax-Information Structure Interface
 The Syntax of Nonsententials
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Syntax of Nonsententials
 The Syntax-Information Structure Interface

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