A Derivational Syntax for Information Structure
By (author) Luis Lopez
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Derivational Syntax for Information Structure by Luis Lopez
Book DescriptionIn this volume, Luis Lopez sheds new light on information structure and makes a significant contribution to work on grammatical operations in the Minimalist Program. Through a careful analysis of dislocations and focus fronting in Romance, the author shows that notions such as 'topic' and 'focus', as usually defined, yield no predictions and proposes instead a feature system based on the notions 'discourse anaphor' and 'contrast'. He presents a detailed model of syntax--information-structure interaction and argues that this interaction takes place at the phase level, with a privileged role for the edge of the phase. Further, he investigates phenomena concerning the syntax of objects in Romance and Germanic - accusative A, p-movement, clitic doubling, scrambling, object shift - and shows that there are cross-linguistic correlations between syntactic configuration and specificity, independent of discourse connectedness. The volume ends with an extended analysis of the syntax of dislocations in Rom
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199557417
(234mm x 157mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 26-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Luis Lopez
Derivational Syntax for Information Structure, Hardback (February 2009)
In this volume, Luis Lopez sheds new light on information structure and makes a significant contribution to work on grammatical operations in the Minimalist Program. He presents a model of syntax-information structure interaction and argues that this interaction takes place at the phase level, with a privileged role for the edge of the phase.
Locality and the Architecture of Syntactic Dependencies, Hardback (March 2007)» View all books by Luis Lopez
A study on minimalist syntax this book develops an empirical argument for a crash-proof computational system. This framework allows for novel analyses of quirky subjects in Icelandic and Spanish, indefinite SE in Spanish and different types of expletive constructions in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Icelandic.
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Author Biography - Luis Lopez
Luis Lopez is Professor of Spanish Linguistics at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is the author of Locality and the Architecture of Syntactic Dependencies (2007) and co-editor, along with Rafael Nunez-Cedeno and Richard Cameron, of Language Knowledge and Language Use (2004).
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