Alexandra N. Lenz

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alexandra N. Lenz plays a role.


To date, there has been limited empirical research on complementizer agreement (CA). We investigate CA drawing on a corpus of 144 speakers from 13 locations across Austria that was elicited through computer supported language production experiments and recorded in conversations. We investigate the… read more | Article
Lenz, Alexandra N. 2013 Three “competing” auxiliaries of a non-canonical passive: On the German GET passive and its auxiliariesNon-Canonical Passives, Alexiadou, Artemis and Florian Schäfer (eds.), pp. 63–94
This paper focuses on the German GET passive and its auxiliaries kriegen ‘to get/receive’, bekommen ‘to get/receive’ and erhalten ‘to receive’. Although the co-existence of three auxiliaries is unique for Germanic GET passives, research to date has provided very limited information with respect to… read more | Article
The focus of this paper is on the genesis of the German recipient passive (German GET passive). Although much theoretical and empirical research has already been carried out, there are still a number of unresolved questions concerning this phenomenon. One central problem still disputed is the… read more | Article