Christina Tortora

List of John Benjamins publications for which Christina Tortora plays a role.

Book series

Titles

Romance Parsed Corpora

Edited by Christina Tortora, Beatrice Santorini and Frances Blanchette

Special issue of Linguistic Variation 18:1 (2018) v, 204 pp.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Typology
Subjects Romance linguistics | Theoretical linguistics

The Function of Function Words and Functional Categories

Edited by Marcel den Dikken and Christina Tortora

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 78] 2005. vii, 292 pp.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics
Subjects Generative linguistics | Romance linguistics | Theoretical linguistics

Articles

Tortora, Christina, Beatrice Santorini and Frances Blanchette 2018 Romance Parsed Corpora: Editors’ introductionRomance Parsed Corpora, Tortora, Christina, Beatrice Santorini and Frances Blanchette (eds.), pp. 1–22
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This work argues against the view that phonological factors play a role in the distribution of vocalic auxiliary subject clitics (vocalic auxiliary scls), namely, those scls which occur with auxiliary verbs beginning in a vowel. Evidence is given to support the view that such scls are purely… read more | Chapter
Tortora, Christina, Marcel den Dikken, Ignacio L. Montoya and Teresa O'Neill 2016 IntroductionRomance Linguistics 2013: Selected papers from the 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), New York, 17-19 April, 2013, Tortora, Christina, Marcel den Dikken, Ignacio L. Montoya and Teresa O'Neill (eds.), pp. vii–xx
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Adopting the view that Romance object clitics adjoin to functional heads within the functional structure of clause, this chapter offers a novel approach to object clitic syntax in Romance, which brings together an array of clitic placement patterns across a variety of languages under one system. In… read more | Article
Complement clitic pronouns (OCLs) in Romance are not all created equal: diachronic change in OCL syntax can at first affect some clitic forms, but not others. This paper examines two cases of variation and change in OCL syntax from two different Romance varieties. Specifically, I examine the change… read more | Article
Tortora, Christina 2008 Aspect inside PLACE PPsSyntax and Semantics of Spatial P, Asbury, Anna, Jakub Dotlačil, Berit Gehrke and Rick Nouwen (eds.), pp. 273–301
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Dikken, Marcel den and Christina Tortora 2005 Introduction: The Function of Function Words and Functional CategoriesThe Function of Function Words and Functional Categories, Dikken, Marcel den and Christina Tortora (eds.), pp. 1–10
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Tortora, Christina 1999 The post-verbal subject position of Italian unaccusative verbs of inherently directed motionSemantic Issues in Romance Syntax, Treviño, Esthela and José Lema (eds.), pp. 283 ff.
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