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Journal Title: Nordic Journal of Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   36/2
Issue Title: Object shift in the Nordic languages
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: Object Shift in spoken Mainland Scandinavian: A corpus study of Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish
by Kristine Bentzen, Merete Anderssen, Christian Waldmann
pp 115-151

Full NP Object Shift: The Old Norse Puzzle and the Faroese Puzzle revisited
by Höskuldur Thráinsson
pp 153-186

Object shift in Scandinavian languages: The impact of contrasted elements
by Maia Andréasson
pp 187-217

Object Shift and remnant VP-topicalisation: Danish and Swedish verb particles and ‘let’-causatives
by Eva Engels, Sten Vikner
pp 219-244

VP anaphors and Object Shift: What do VP anaphors reveal about the licensing conditions for Object Shift in Danish?
by Bjarne Ørsnes
pp 245-274

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonology
Semantics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Danish
Faroese
Icelandic
Norwegian Bokmål
Swedish
Norse, Old
 
LL Issue: 24.3599