List of John Benjamins publications for which Miriam Voghera plays a role.
Chapter 18. Intentional vagueness: A corpus-based analysis of Italian and German. Exploring Intensification: Synchronic, diachronic and cross-linguistic perspectives, Napoli, Maria and Miriam Ravetto (eds.), pp. 371–3902017.
In this article, we present a corpus-based analysis to illustrate the extent and the depth of the similarities in the use of Vagueness Expressions (VEs) in spoken Italian and German. Adopting a semiotic approach to the study of vagueness, we have investigated the frequency and the distribution of… read more | Chapter
A case study on the relationship between grammatical change and synchronic variation: The emergence of tipo[-N] in Italian. Synchrony and Diachrony: A dynamic interface, Giacalone Ramat, Anna, Caterina Mauri and Piera Molinelli (eds.), pp. 283–3122013.
Over recent decades the Italian word tipo (Eng. type) has developed numerous non-nominal uses. This paper seeks to address the issue of whether synchronic variation in the use of tipo reflects diachronic development. Findings indicate that, (1) the complex path of grammaticalization of tipo led to… read more | Article