Resumptive Pronouns at the Interfaces

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| Université Paris-Diderot & LLF, CNRS
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This book brings together contributions which address a wide range of issues regarding resumption, gathering evidence from a great variety of languages including Welsh, Breton, Irish, Scottish Gaelic, French, Vata, Hebrew, Jordanian and Palestinian Arabic. The topics covered include the interpretive properties of resumptive pronouns and epithets, the featural make-up of resumptive pronouns, as well as the syntactic diversity of resumptive constructions and the nature of A-resumption. The introduction offers a critical survey of early syntactic accounts and recent semantic advancements. One contribution presents the results of experimental research providing a new perspective on the last resort status of resumption. Two seminal papers on resumption, Doron (1982) and McCloskey (1990), have also been included. This volume, which deals with a phenomenon that has given rise to intriguing claims concerning the structure and interpretation of pronouns, will be of great interest to both semanticists and syntacticians, whichever framework they favor.
[Language Faculty and Beyond, 5]  2011.  viii, 429 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Foreword
vii–viii
Some issues in the theory of resumption:: A perspective on early and recent research
Alain Rouveret
1–62
Resumptive pronouns, A-binding,and levels of representations in Irish
James McCloskey
63–120
Towards a unified theory of resumption
Ash Asudeh
121–188
The limits of resumption in Welsh wh-dependencies
David Willis
189–222
Last resort and no resort:: Resumptive pronouns in Hebrew and Palestinian Arabic hearing impairment
Naama Friedmann and João Costa
223–240
Building and interpreting nonthematic A-positions: A-resumption in English and Breton
Milan Rezac
241–286
On the syntax and semantics of resumptive pronouns
Edit Doron
287–318
Some notes on the ‘specificity effects’of optional resumptive pronouns
Valentina Bianchi
319–342
Bare resumptives
David Adger
343–366
Resumptives, movement and interpretation
Hamida Demirdache and Orin Percus
367–394
Weak versus strong resumption: Covarying differently
Nicolas Guilliot and Nouman Malkawi
395–424
Index of languages
425–426
Index of notions
427–430
“Le manque, certes tout relatif, d'homogénéité des analyses ne fait que découler de l'état actuel de la connaissance des phénomènes et des questionnements qu'ils soulèvent. Quoi qu'il en soit, ce livre est passionnant et mérite d'être étudié de près.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2011004738