Challenging Clitics

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Challenging Clitics deals with multiple sides of cliticisation from different theoretical frameworks and with data from a number of different languages. Unlike many other books on clitics where clitics are considered from a mere syntactical point of view, this book also discusses the acquisition of clitics; the role of the PF in cliticisation; the morphophonological aspects of cliticisation; and historical change – to name but a few of the approaches presented. As such this collection presents cutting edge theoretical considerations as well as new data on clitics. Taken together, the contributions in this volume not only provide insight into the extremely complex nature of clitics, but also into derivations and structures in language that go beyond the study of clitics themselves.
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 206]  2013.  vii, 315 pp.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
vii–viii
Why challenging clitics?: Some introductory remarks
Christine Meklenborg Salvesen and Hans Petter Helland
1–26
Enclisis at the syntax-PF interface
Marios Mavrogiorgos
27–54
Clisis revisited: Root and embedded contexts in Western Iberian
Francisco José Fernández-Rubiera
55–86
Handling Wolof clitics in LFG
Cheikh Bamba Dione
87–118
Clitic placement and grammaticalization in Portuguese
Filomena Sandalo and Charlotte Galves
119–134
Diachronic source of two cliticization patterns in Slavic
Krzysztof Migdalski
135–158
The Freezing Principle in Hungarian polarity, non-polarity and multiple wh-questions
Gréte Dalmi
159–186
Pronominal markers in Cajun French
Francine Alice Girard Lomheim
187–208
The morphosyntax of -nde and post-verbal clitics in Cypriot Greek
Natalia Pavlou and E. Phoevos Panagiotidis
209–232
Acquisition of Italian object clitics by a trilingual child: Acquisition of Italian object clitics
Elizaveta Khachaturyan
233–254
Clitic clusters in early Italo-Romance and the syntax/phonology interface
Diego Pescarini
255–282
Reflexive verbs and the restructuring of clitic clusters
Christine Meklenborg Salvesen
283–310
Language index
311–312
Subject index
313–316
“Overall, the volume’s breadth of issues and methodologies is notable. The interdisciplinary, cutting-edge formal approaches to the interfaces at which clitics reside make it well worth the read for those interested in clitic phenomena. Despite its limitations from a functionalist point of view, this volume is successful in its goal of offering diverse perspectives on clitics cross-linguistically, and it is recommended for linguists who work on the theoretical side of the syntax-morphology interface.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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