Jean-Marc Authier

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jean-Marc Authier plays a role.


Subjects Generative linguistics | Phonology | Romance linguistics | Syntax


A common assumption in the literature is that French (ne) … que exceptives cannot appear inside a prepositional phrase. In this chapter we examine in some detail three contexts that counterexemplify this generalization. We show that in all cases, the data are consistent with the relatively… read more
This chapter compares the workings of agreement mismatches involving the French pronoun on with those involving PRO in partial control (PC) environments in order to advance our understanding of the type of plurality that has been assumed to be associated with the latter. The theoretical framework… read more
Authier, Jean-Marc and Lisa A. Reed 2009 On the Lack of Transparency Effects in FrenchRomance Linguistics 2007: Selected papers from the 37th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Pittsburgh, 15–18 March 2007, Masullo, Pascual José, Erin O'Rourke and Chia-Hui Huang (eds.), pp. 37–49 | Article
Cinque (2002) examines those transparency effects that have been claimed to point to the existence of restructuring in French and concludes that quantifier and adverb climbing depend not on restructuring but, rather, on an irrealis context. In this paper, we show that restructuring does not play an… read more
Authier, Jean-Marc and Lisa A. Reed 2003 Quantifier Scope and the Structure of faire-parRomance Linguistics: Theory and Acquisition, Pérez-Leroux, Ana Teresa and Yves Roberge (eds.), pp. 19–32 | Article
Authier, Jean-Marc, Barbara E. Bullock and Lisa A. Reed 1999 Formal Perspectives on Romance LinguisticsFormal Perspectives on Romance Linguistics: Selected papers from the 28th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL XXVIII), University Park, 16–19 April 1998, Authier, Jean-Marc, Barbara E. Bullock and Lisa A. Reed (eds.), pp. 1 ff. | Article
Authier, Jean-Marc and Lisa A. Reed 1996 Une analyse microparamétrique des moyens dans les langues romanesMicroparametric Syntax and Dialect Variation, Black, James R. and Virginia Motapanyane (eds.), pp. 1 ff. | Article