Jacopo Garzonio

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jacopo Garzonio plays a role.


Variation in C: Comparative approaches to the Complementizer Phrase

Edited by Jacopo Garzonio and Silvia Rossi

Special issue of Linguistic Variation 18:2 (2018) v, 225 pp.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Typology


Garzonio, Jacopo and Silvia Rossi 2019 Can structural deficiency be parametrized? Oblique pronouns in old Tuscan varietiesItalian Dialectology at the Interfaces, Cruschina, Silvio, Adam Ledgeway and Eva-Maria Remberger (eds.), pp. 113–130
This paper discusses the microvariation in the distribution of deficient pronouns (Cardinaletti and Starke 1999) in old Tuscan texts, in particular of the 3pl dative forms derived from Lat. illorum ‘of those ones’, with the intent to understand if structural deficiency is subject to a predictable… read more | Chapter
Garzonio, Jacopo and Silvia Rossi 2018 Chapter 14. Clitics and vowel epenthesis: A case studyStructuring Variation in Romance Linguistics and Beyond: In honour of Leonardo M. Savoia, Grimaldi, Mirko, Rosangela Lai, Ludovico Franco and Benedetta Baldi (eds.), pp. 215–222
Syncope and epenthesis have been treated as two closely related phenomena in traditional accounts: what syncope destroys, epenthesis restores. In this paper we present some cases of vowel epenthesis in the verbal domain in some Northern Emilian varieties where both syncope and epenthesis are rather… read more | Chapter
Garzonio, Jacopo and Silvia Rossi 2018 Complementizers and variation in the CPVariation in C: Comparative approaches to the Complementizer Phrase, Garzonio, Jacopo and Silvia Rossi (eds.), pp. 205–214
Garzonio, Jacopo and Cecilia Poletto 2017 How bare are bare quantifiers? Some notes from diachronic and synchronic variation in ItalianSyntactic Variation and Change, Håkansson, David, Ida Larsson and Erik Magnusson Petzell (eds.), pp. 44–67
In this article we analyze the internal structure of bare universal and negative quantifiers in Italian varieties, taking into consideration both synchronic and diachronic variation. It is proposed that bare quantifiers are not standard QPs with a null DP restrictor, but deficient items where the… read more | Article
Garzonio, Jacopo and Silvia Rossi 2016 Case in Italian complex PPsRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 10: Selected papers from 'Going Romance' 28, Lisbon, Carrilho, Ernestina, Alexandra Fiéis, Maria Lobo and Sandra Pereira (eds.), pp. 121–138
This paper discusses complex Italian prepositional structures (PPs) involving a lexical P followed by a functional P, in particular a ‘to, at’ and di ‘of’, as in sopra (a) un tavolo “on (to) a table”, and analyzes them in a split-PP framework. Di and a in complex PPs may alternate between them or… read more | Article
Garzonio, Jacopo and Cecilia Poletto 2015 On polarity particles in Italian varietiesDiscourse-oriented Syntax, Bayer, Josef, Roland Hinterhölzl and Andreas Trotzke (eds.), pp. 211–228
This article considers some constructions related with polarity emphasis in standard Italian and Italian dialects. In particular, the authors examine two constructions where the polarity particle is accompanied by a repetition of the whole propositional content of the stimulus assertion or question. read more | Article
Garzonio, Jacopo and Cecilia Poletto 2009 Quantifiers as negative markers in Italian dialectsLinguistic Variation Yearbook 2009, van Craenenbroeck, Jeroen (ed.), pp. 127–152
In this work we consider the diachronic development of two distinct types of negative markers, those originally stemming from minimizers (m-negation) and those originally deriving from a negative quantifier (q-negation). We provide evidence in favor of the hypothesis that, despite appearances, they… read more | Article