Discontinuous NPs in German: A Case Study of the Interaction of Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics - Studies in Constraint-based Lexicalism (Hardback)

by Kordula de Kuthy

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This book investigates the occurrence of discontinuous noun phrases, arguing that many of the factors that previous literature has tried to explain in terms of syntactic restrictions on movement are in fact derivable from discourse factors. De Kuthy's HPSG and information-structure analyses provide an exemplary argument for rethinking the division of labour between syntax theory and a theory of discourse.

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Published
12/09/2002

Publisher
University of Chicago Press

ISBN
9781575863979


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