Wh-Scope Marking

| Universität Tübingen
| Universität Tübingen
| Universität Tübingen
ISBN 9789027227584 (Eur) | EUR 140.00
ISBN 9781556199943 (USA) | USD 210.00
ISBN 9789027284303 | EUR 140.00 | USD 210.00
This volume is the first comprehensive overview of the syntax and semantics of wh-scope marking. Wh-scope marking constructions have recently received a lot of attention; their very existence and their intricate properties have important consequences for syntax, semantics, and the syntax–semantics interface (e.g., with respect to the wh-criterion, the wh-movement parameter, feature checking, the theory of locality, the interpretation of wh-phrases and why-chains, and the nature of LF). The fifteen contributions share the basic assumptions of the Chomskyan approach to syntax and the model-theoretic approach to semantics; they address a variety of languages (among them German, Hindi, Hungarian, English, Frisian, Kikuyu, and Malay). A recurrent theme in all articles is whether wh-scope marking should be analyzed in terms of a direct, indirect, or mixed dependency. The wealth of cross-linguistic empirical evidence and the theory-independent relevance of the conclusions should make this book the ultimate source of information on wh-scope marking for years to come.
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 37]  2000.  vi, 483 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Uli Lutz, Gereon Müller and Arnim von Stechow
Wh-Scope Marking: Direct vs. Indirect Dependency
Sigrid Beck and Stephen Berman
Scope Marking and Calusal Typing
Ellen Brandner
Moving Just the Feature
Lisa Lai-Shen Cheng
Partial Wh-Movement: Evidence from Malay
Peter Cole and Gabriella Hermon
On the Wh-Expletive Was in German
Franz-Josef d'Avis
Scope Marking: Cross-Linguistic Variation In Indirect Dependency
Veneeta Dayal
Towards a Minimalist Theory of Wh-Expletives, Wh-Copying, and Successive Cyclicity
Gisbert Fanselow and Anoop K. Mahajan
Towards a Superior Account of Superiority
Hubert Haider
The W-… W- Construction: Appositive or Scops Indicating?
Tilman N. Höhle
On the Syntax of “Wh-Scope Marker” Constructions: Some Comparative Evidence
Julia Horvath
Towards a Unified Treatment of Wh-Expletives in Hindi and German
Anoop K. Mahajan
Absolute and Relative. On Scope in German Wh-Sentences, W- … W-Constructions Included
Jürgen Pafel
On the Parenthetical Features of German. Was… W-Constructions and How to Account for them
Marga Reis
Partial Wh-Movement and the Typology of Wh-Questions
Joachim Sabel
Partial Wh-Movement, Scope marking, and Transparent Logical Form
Arnim von Stechow
“The present volume is unique in that it represents the most thorough and systematic crosslinguistic investigation of wh-scope marking constructions available to date. The book has been carefully edited and contains a useful index, and the articles are well cross-referenced. Both the extent of empirical coverage and the depth of analysis provided by this volume are impressive.”
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