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TOC: Linguistic Variation 17 / S2 (2017)

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Date: 09-Feb-2018
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Linguistic Variation Vol. 17, No. S2 (2017)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Linguistic Variation
Volume Number: 17
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2018

Subtitle: Special Issue: Register Variation and Syntactic Theory

Main Text:

2017. v, 198 pp.

Table of Contents

Special Issue

Introducing register variation and syntactic theory
Tim Stowell and Diane Massam
Pages 149 – 156

Object drop and article drop in reduced written register
Andrew Weir
Pages 157 – 185

On the omission of articles and copulae in German newspaper headlines
Ingo Reich
Pages 186 – 204

Register variation and distributional patterns in article omission in Dutch headlines
Albert Oosterhof and Gudrun Rawoens
Pages 205 – 228

Unspeakable sentences: Subject omission in written registers: a cartographic analysis
Liliane Haegeman
Pages 229 – 250

Subject drop in Swiss French text messages
Elisabeth Stark and Aurélia Robert-Tissot
Pages 251 – 271

Obligatorily null pronouns in the instructional register and beyond
Diane Massam, Kazuya Bamba and Patrick Murphy
Pages 272 – 291

Reduced structure in Malagasy headlines
Ileana Paul
Pages 292 – 308

Null arguments in old Norwegian: Interaction between pronouns and the functional categories of the clause
Kari Kinn 309 – 346

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics

Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            German (deu)
                            Malagasy, Plateau (plt)
                            Niuean (niu)
                            Norse, Old (non)

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