Current Issues in Italian, Romance and Germanic Non-canonical Word Orders

Syntax - Information Structure - Discourse Organization
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ISBN-13:
9783631661277
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
10.07.2016
Seiten:
250
Autor:
Anna-Maria De Cesare
Gewicht:
425 g
Format:
216x152x22 mm
Serie:
44, Studia Romanica et Linguistica
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This volume includes contributions offering up-to-date analyses of non-canonical word orders (fronting, inversion, dislocations, and cleft constructions) in Italian and in Italian in a contrastive perspective with other Romance and/or Germanic languages. All studies rely on a strong empirical basis.
Contents: Manuel Leonetti: On Non-Focal Fronting in Italian and Spanish - Lunella Mereu: Obliques and the initial syntactic position - Dieter Vermandere/Karen Lahousse: Verb-subject inversion in Romance; the other way round - Valeria Buttini: I am (not) scared of left dislocations. The rendering of the structure in the French and English translations of Niccolo Ammaniti's novel I am not scared - Fabio Rossi: La dislocazione a destra nell'italiano scritto: rilievi statistici, pragmatici e sintattici - Barbara Wehr: Some remarks on different classifications of cleft constructions and their areal distribution - Davide Garassino: Using cleft sentences in Italian and English. A multifactorial analysis - Ada Valentini: Signor Presidente, sono due anni che aspettiamo: la scissa durativa italiana in un confronto interlinguistico sul corpus multilingue EUROPARL - Alessandro Panunzi: Pseudocleft Sentences in Spoken Italian. Syntax, Semantics, Information Structure, and a Comparison with Spanish.
This volume aims at offering an up-to-date survey on non-canonical word orders and their interplay with information structure and discourse organization. The contributions analyze different non-canonical syntactic structures (fronting, inversion, dislocations, and cleft constructions), focusing on Italian alone or on Italian in a contrastive perspective with one or more Romance (French, Romanian, Portuguese, Spanish) and/or Germanic (English and German) languages. The authors tackle the main issue of the volume from a variety of perspectives and by relying on different theoretical frameworks. At the same time, they all offer a fine-grained description of the structures analyzed on the basis of a solid empirical foundation.

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