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Journal Title: Lingua
Volume/Issue:   128/
Issue Title: Polarity Emphasis: Distribution and Locus of Licensing
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: 1. The syntax of polarity emphasis
Pages 1-8
Anne Breitbarth, Karen De Clercq, Liliane Haegeman

2. Emphatic polarity particles in Spanish and Catalan
Pages 9-30
Montserrat Batllori, M. Lluïsa Hernanz

3. The syntax of answers to polar questions in English and Swedish
Pages 31-50
Anders Holmberg

4. Ways of emphatic scope-taking: From emphatic assertion in Nupe to the grammar of emphasis
Pages 51-71
Jason Kandybowicz

5. The syntax of emphatic positive polarity in Hungarian: Evidence from ellipsis
Pages 72-94
Anikó Lipták

6. Emphatic polarity in European Portuguese and beyond
Pages 95-123
Ana Maria Martins

7. Emphasis as reduplication: Evidence from sì che/no che sentences
Pages 124-141
Cecilia Poletto, Raffaella Zanuttini

8. English ‘emphatic do’
Pages 142-171
Chris Wilder
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
 
LL Issue: 24.1610