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Title: Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2000
Subtitle: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ 2000, Utrecht, 30 November - 2 December
Edited By: Claire Beyssade
Paola Monachesi
Reineke Bok-Bennema
Frank Drijkoningen
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CILT_232#
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 232
Description:

Table of Contents

Arbitrary pronouns are not that indefinite
Luis Alonso-Ovalle 1
Wh-questions and Wh-exclamatives - unifying mirror effects
Manuela Ambar 15
Impersonal constructions, control and second-order predication
Raúl Aranovich 41
Complementizer Deletion in Florentine: the interaction between Merge and Move
Gloria Cocchi and Cecilia Poletto 57
Rhematic focus at the left periphery: the case of Romanian
Alexandra Cornilescu 77
Multiple focus in European Portuguese: apparent optionality and subject positions
João Costa 93
External subjects in two varieties of Portuguese: evidence for a non-unified analysis
João Costa and Charlotte Galves 109
Extreme Non-Specificity in Romanian
Donka F. Farkas 127
Resultatives: Small Clauses or complex VPs?
Raffaella Folli 153
Topic, focus and secondary predication: the French Presentational Relative Construction
Knud Lambrecht 171
Intonative structure of focalization in French and Greek
David Le Gac and Hi-Yon Yoo 213
Splitting up subject clitic-verb inversion
Nicola Munaro 233
Edging uantifiers: on P-Fronting in Western Romance
Josep uer 253
Partitive constructions and antisymmetry
Petra Sleeman and Ellen-Petra Kester 271
Stress-Focus correspondence in Italian
Kriszta Szendroi 287
Definite and Bare Kind-denoting Noun Phrases
Roberto Zamparelli 305
Index of languages and dialects 345
Subject Index 347

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Generative Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1588113310
ISBN-13: 9781588113313
Pages: viii, 354 pp.
Prices: U.S. $ 169
 
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ISBN: 9027247420
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Pages: viii, 354 pp.
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