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Name: Nicole  Dehé
Institution: Universität Konstanz
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Homepage: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/home/dehe/home.htm
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: Most recent journal papers:

Dehé, Nicole. 2009. Clausal parentheticals, intonational phrasing, and prosodic theory. Journal of Linguistics 45(3): 569-615.

Dehé, Nicole. 2009. An intonational grammar for Icelandic. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 32(1): 5-34.

Dehé, Nicole & Vieri Samek-Lodovici. 2009. On the prosody and syntax of DPs: Evidence from Italian noun adjective sequences. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 27(1): 45-75.

Dehé, Nicole. 2008. To delete or not to delete: The contexts of Icelandic final vowel deletion. Lingua 118(5): 732-753.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Verb-Particle Explorations
 Particle Verbs in English
 Where Prosody Meets Pragmatics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Verb-Particle Explorations
 Particle Verbs in English
Reviewer of: Syntax: Toivonen (2003) (LL Issue 15.1857)
Syntax: Mukherjee (2005) (LL Issue 16.2055)
Academic Paper Abstract: An intonational grammar for Icelandic
Clausal parentheticals, intonational phrasing, and prosodic theory
The nature and use of Icelandic prenuclear and nuclear pitch accents: Evidence from F0 alignment and syllable/segment duration
The prosody of question tags in English

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