Information Structure and Syntactic Change in Germanic and Romance Languages

Kristin Bech | University of Oslo
Kristine Gunn Eide | University of Oslo
ISBN 9789027255969 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
ISBN 9789027270467 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
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The contributions of this volume offer new perspectives on the relation between syntax and information structure in the history of Germanic and Romance languages, focusing on English, German, Norwegian, French, Spanish and Portuguese, and both from a synchronic and a diachronic perspective. In addition to discussing changes in individual languages along the syntax–information structure axis, the volume also makes a point of comparing and contrasting different languages with respect to the interplay between syntax and information structure. Since the creation of increasingly sophisticated annotated corpora of historical texts is on the agenda in many research environments, methods and schemes for information structure annotation and analysis of historical texts from a theoretical and applied perspective are discussed.
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 213]  2014.  vii, 421 pp.
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BIC Subject: CFF – Historical & comparative linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2014000307 | Marc record