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Title: Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Albanian Syntax
Edited By: Giuseppina Turano
Rami Memushaj
Flora Koleci
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Indo-European Linguistics 39

This volume is a collection of articles dealing with different aspects of Albanian syntax. It brings together eleven original papers (written in Albanian and in English) which cover a wide range of interesting topics such as case-marking on nouns and pronouns; relations Agree and Concord between articles, adjectives and nouns inside the DP-structure; anaphors and binding; NP-movement and raising; the syntax of applicatives, predicative structures and restrictive relative clauses; the acquisition of English reflexives by native Albanian speakers; the distribution and the syntax of clitics. All contributions adopt the basic theoretical tenets and methodology of the generative grammar approach, from the Government and Binding theory to the subsequent development of the Minimalist Program and the Bare Phrase structure. The papers in this volume, which combine descriptive facts and theoretical questions, offer a representative picture of what the syntactic system of Albanian looks like and demonstrate that Albanian provides a fertile ground for the exploration of various aspects of theoretical linguistics. This volume will be of interest to both students of Albanian linguistics and specialists working within generative syntax. Table of Contents: Ludmila Buxheli Foljet me kuptim pavetor si caktuese rasore Anila Çepani Anaforat vetvetore në rasën emëore Thoma Dhima Mbi Lëvizjen e frazës emërore Giuliana Giusti Enclitic and Proclitic Articles in Albanian Anila Kananaj Mbi Konstruktet Predikative të shqipes standarde Enkeleida Kapia Acquisition of English reflexives by L1 Albanian speakers: Features of inter-language grammar Flora Koleci Analizë e frazave relative kufizuese të shqipes M. Rita Manzini-Leonardo M. Savoia The interaction of Dom and discourse-linking in Arbëresh Pronouns: case as nominal property Martha McGinnis Phases and the syntax of applicatives Rami Memushaj Tri koncepte themelore të sintaksës moderne Giuseppina Turano Cliticization: External or internal merge? Revisiting the syntax of Albanian clitics

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): Albanian, Arbëreshë
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862883547
Pages: 192
Prices: Europe EURO 64.80