The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Satzverknüpfungen [Sentence to Sentence Linkage. On the Interaction of Form, Meaning and Discourse Function]
Zur Interaktion von Form, Bedeutung und Diskursfunktion
Linking simple sentences to complex units is an elementary process which all languages use to bridge the gap between the structure of the simple sentence and that of texts. This volume is a collection of articles which explore this theme from different perspectives: system-related, history of the language, comparative linguistics, discourse-related, corpus linguistics.