Perspectives on Negation and Polarity Items

Editors
| University of Groningen
| University of Groningen
| University of Groningen
| University of Groningen
HardboundAvailable
ISBN 9789027227614 (Eur) | EUR 130.00
ISBN 9781556197932 (USA) | USD 195.00
 
e-Book
ISBN 9789027299161 | EUR 130.00 | USD 195.00
 
Perspectives on Negation and Polarity Items contains a selection of papers on the semantics, acquisition and licensing behavior of negation. Negation, being one of the prevalent features of any human language, has many facets of interest to linguists, psychologists and philosophers alike. In recent years, much attention has been paid to the complicated distributional patterns of polarity items. Many of the contributions in this volume are devoted to the study of one or more of these items in langages such as English (Laurence Horn, Anita Mittwoch, Chris Kennedy), Dutch (Jack Hoeksema and Hotze Rullmann, Henny Klein, Gertjan Postma), German (Gabriel Falkenberg), Hindi (Utpal Lahiri) and Greek (Anastasia Giannakidou). In addition, some general issues surrounding negation are addressed, such as the characterization of the notion “strength of negation” (Jay Atlas), the problem of NEG-raising (Lucia Tovena), the interaction of negation and modality (Johan van der Auwera) and the acquisition of negation (Kenneth Drozd).
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 40]  2001.  xii, 368 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Introduction
vii–xi
Negative quantifier noun phrases: A typology and an acquisition hypothesis
Jay D. Atlas
1–22
On the typology of negative modals
Johan van der Auwera
23–48
Metalinguistic sentence negation in child English
Kenneth F. Drozd
49–78
Lexical sensitivity in negative polarity verbs
Gabriel Falkenberg
79–97
Varieties of polarity items and the (non)veridicality hypothesis
Anastasia Giannakidou
99–127
Scalarity and polarity: A study of scalar adverbs as polarity items
Jack Hoeksema and Hotze Rullmann
129–171
Flaubert triggers, squatitive negation, and other quirks of grammar
Laurence R. Horn
173–200
On the monotonicity of polar adjectives
Christopher Kennedy
201–221
Polarity sensitivity and collocational restrictions of adverbs of degree
Henny Klein
223–236
Even-incorporated NPIs in Hindi definites and correlatives
Utpal Lahiri
237–264
Perfective sentences under negation and durative adverbials: A double-jointed construction
Anita Mittwoch
265–282
Negative polarity and the syntax of taboo
Gertjan Postma
283–330
Neg-Raising: Negation as failure
Lucia M. Tovena
331–356
Name index
357–361
Subject index
363–366
Cited by

Cited by other publications

No author info given
2017.  In Cognitive Grammar in Contemporary Fiction [Linguistic Approaches to Literature, 26], Crossref logo
Brinton, Laurel J. & Elizabeth Closs Traugott
2005.  In Lexicalization and Language Change, Crossref logo
HARTMAN, JENNY
2016. A meaning potential perspective on lexical meaning: the case of bit. English Language and Linguistics 20:1  pp. 85 ff. Crossref logo
HOEKSEMA, JACK & DONNA JO NAPOLI
2008. Just for the hell of it: A comparison of two taboo-term constructions. Journal of Linguistics 44:2  pp. 347 ff. Crossref logo
Lee, Chungmin
2016.  In Negation and Polarity: Experimental Perspectives [Language, Cognition, and Mind, 1],  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo
Li, Xin
2018. Mediation through modality shifts in Chinese-English government press conference interpreting. Babel 64:2  pp. 269 ff. Crossref logo
Miestamo, Matti
2006.  In Handbook of Pragmatics,  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo
Miestamo, Matti, Anne Tamm & Beáta Wagner-Nagy
2015.  In Negation in Uralic Languages [Typological Studies in Language, 108],  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo
Van Alsenoy, Lauren & Johan van der Auwera
2015.  In Negation in Uralic Languages [Typological Studies in Language, 108],  pp. 517 ff. Crossref logo
Ziegeler, Debra & Zhiming Bao
2017.  In Negation and Contact [Studies in Language Companion Series, 183],  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo

This list is based on CrossRef data as of 01 may 2020. Please note that it may not be complete. Sources presented here have been supplied by the respective publishers. Any errors therein should be reported to them.

Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  00064166