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TOC: Lingua 147 (2014)

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Date: 31-Jul-2014
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Subject: Lingua Vol. 147 (2014)
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Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Journal Title: Lingua
Volume Number: 147
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Issue Date: 2014

Subtitle: Jespersen Revisited: Negation in Romance and Beyond

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Volume 147, Pages 1-86, August 2014

SI: Jespersen Revisited: Negation in Romance and Beyond
Edited by Charlotte Meisner, Elisabeth Stark and Harald Völker

1. Introduction to the special issue: “Jespersen revisited: Negation in Romance and beyond”
Pages 1-8
Charlotte Meisner, Elisabeth Stark, Harald Völker

How and why is a negation particle reinforced?

2. The dynamics of the PF interface: Negation and clitic clusters
Pages 9-24
Jacopo Garzonio, Cecilia Poletto

How does the cycle evolve? How can its stages be described syntactically?

3. Old French negation, the Tobler/Mussafia law, and V2
Pages 25-39
Richard Ingham

4. Reanalysis of negatives as polarity markers? The last 400 years of decline of the French preverbal negative clitic
Pages 40-49
Pierre Larrivée

5. The Middle Dutch negative clitic: Status, position and disappearance
Pages 50-68
Jack Hoeksema

How does the cycle ‘end’, ‘stagnate’ or ‘restart’?

6. The distribution of preverbal en in (West) Flemish: Syntactic and interpretive properties
Pages 69-86
Anne Breitbarth, Liliane Haegeman

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            Dutch, Middle (dum)
                            French (fra)
                            French, Old (fro)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Vlaams (vls)

Language Family(ies): Germanic

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