Caterina Donati

List of John Benjamins publications for which Caterina Donati plays a role.

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Donati, Caterina, Gemma Barberà, Chiara Branchini, Carlo Cecchetto, Carlo Geraci and Josep Quer 2017 Searching for imperatives in European sign languagesImperatives and Directive Strategies, Van Olmen, Daniël and Simone Heinold (eds.), pp. 111–156
This article presents the first results of a pilot project aiming at analyzing how European sign languages realize a syntactic domain that is very solid, likely to be grammaticalized in any language but very poorly described or not described at all for sign languages: the imperative. Our innovative… read more | Chapter
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Branchini, Chiara, Anna Cardinaletti, Carlo Cecchetto, Caterina Donati and Carlo Geraci 2015 WH-duplication in Italian Sign Language (LIS)Signs and Structures: Formal Approaches to Sign Language Syntax, Rutkowski, Paweł (ed.), pp. 39–70
This paper focuses on those WH-questions in Italian Sign Language (LIS) featuring two lexically identical WH-signs. We show that WH1 (the first WH in linear order) is shorter than WH2 (the second WH in liner order). However, there is evidence that this different duration is due to a phrase final… read more | Article
Cecchetto, Carlo and Caterina Donati 2015 Subject intervention in free relativesStructures, Strategies and Beyond: Studies in honour of Adriana Belletti, Di Domenico, Elisa, Cornelia Hamann and Simona Matteini (eds.), pp. 369–392
Subject intervention in wh-questions has been reported for several Romance varieties. The case we focus on here is free relatives. In Italian/French an object free relative introduced by chi/qui is degraded if a preverbal subject intervenes, much like the corresponding wh-question. However,… read more | Article
Branchini, Chiara, Anna Cardinaletti, Carlo Cecchetto, Caterina Donati and Carlo Geraci 2013 wh-duplication in Italian Sign Language (LIS)Sign Language Syntax from a Formal Perspective: Selected Papers from the 2012 Warsaw FEAST, Rutkowski, Paweł (ed.), pp. 157–188
This paper focuses on those wh-questions in Italian Sign Language (LIS) featuring two lexically identical wh-signs. We show that wh1 (the first wh in linear order) is shorter than wh2 (the second wh in liner order). However, there is evidence that this different duration is due to a phrase-final… read more | Article
Branchini, Chiara and Caterina Donati 2009 Relatively different: Italian Sign Language relative clauses in a typological perspectiveCorrelatives Cross-Linguistically, Lipták, Anikó (ed.), pp. 157–191
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Donati, Caterina 2003 Merge copyThe Interfaces: Deriving and interpreting omitted structures, Schwabe, Kerstin and Susanne Winkler (eds.), pp. 155–175
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Donati, Caterina and Alessandra Tomaselli 1997 Language Types and Generative Grammar: a Review of Some Consequences of the Universal VO HypothesisRightward Movement, Beermann, Dorothee, David LeBlanc and Henk van Riemsdijk (eds.), pp. 331 ff.
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