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Title: (Nicht-)kanonische Nebensätze im Deutschen [(Non-)Canonical Subordinate Clauses in German]
Subtitle: Synchrone und diachrone Aspekte
Written By: Katrin Axel-Tober
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/181126?format=G
Series Title: De Gruyter Linguistische Arbeiten 542
Description:

Aspects of sentence construction and the grammar of subordination have
always been a key issue of German grammar description and theory. This
diachronously and synchronously oriented study focuses not only on the
creation of the ‘dass’ sentence but also on non-canonical subordinate-clause
constructions such as argumental and relative clauses with main-clause word
order (verb second, verb first) and correlative adverbial clauses. Thus the book
contributes to the issue – recently much discussed– of the relationship between
the formal and interpretative properties of subordination.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Syntax
Grammaticalization
Generative Linguistics
Subject Language(s): German
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Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110276671
Pages: 404
Prices: Europe EURO 119.95
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110276527
Pages: 404
Prices: Europe EURO 119.95