Werner Abraham

Werner Abraham

is author/editor of the following titles:

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Modes of Modality: Modality, typology, and universal grammar
Edited by Elisabeth Leiss and Werner Abraham
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 149]  2014.  vi, 511 pp.
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Certainty-uncertainty – and the Attitudinal Space in Between
Edited by Sibilla Cantarini, Werner Abraham and Elisabeth Leiss
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 165]  2014.  x, 365 pp.
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Modality–Aspect Interfaces: Implications and typological solutions
Edited by Werner Abraham and Elisabeth Leiss
[Typological Studies in Language, 79]  2008.  xxiv, 422 pp.
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Nominal Determination: Typology, context constraints, and historical emergence
Edited by Elisabeth Stark, Elisabeth Leiss and Werner Abraham
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 89]  2007.  viii, 370 pp.
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Datives and Other Cases: Between argument structure and event structure
Edited by Daniel Hole, André Meinunger and Werner Abraham
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 75]  2006.  viii, 385 pp.
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Passivization and Typology: Form and function
Edited by Werner Abraham and Larisa Leisiö
[Typological Studies in Language, 68]  2006.  x, 553 pp.
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The Composition of Meaning: From lexeme to discourse
Edited by Alice G.B. ter Meulen and Werner Abraham
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 255]  2004.  vi, 232 pp.
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Issues in Formal German(ic) Typology
Edited by Werner Abraham and C. Jan-Wouter Zwart
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 45]  2002.  xviii, 336 pp.
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Tense-Aspect, Transitivity and Causativity: Essays in honour of Vladimir Nedjalkov
Edited by Werner Abraham and Leonid Kulikov
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 50]  1999.  xxxiv, 359 pp.
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Minimal Ideas: Syntactic studies in the minimalist framework
Edited by Werner Abraham, Samuel David Epstein, Höskuldur Thráinsson and C. Jan-Wouter Zwart
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 12]  1996.  xii, 364 pp.
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Discourse, Grammar and Typology: Papers in honor of John W.M. Verhaar
Edited by Werner Abraham, T. Givón and Sandra A. Thompson
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 27]  1995.  xx, 352 pp.

is editor/board member of the following book series:

is editor/board member of the following journals:

is author of the following articles:

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Leiss, Elisabeth and Werner Abraham. 2014. “Introduction”. In Modes of Modality: Modality, typology, and universal grammar, 1–16
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Abraham, Werner. 2011. “Preface”. In Theory of Language: The representational function of language, xiii–xlvii
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Abraham, Werner. 2007. “Topic, focus and default vs. contrastive accent”. In On Information Structure, Meaning and Form: Generalizations across languages, 183–203
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Abraham, Werner, Elisabeth Stark and Elisabeth Leiss. 2007. “Introduction”. In Nominal Determination: Typology, context constraints, and historical emergence, 1–20
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Abraham, Werner. 2006. “Datives”. In Datives and Other Cases: Between argument structure and event structure, 3–46
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Abraham, Werner. 2006. “Dialect and typology”. In Types of Variation: Diachronic, dialectal and typological interfaces, 243–267
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Abraham, Werner. 2006. “Bare and prepositional differential case marking”. In Case, Valency and Transitivity, 115–145
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Abraham, Werner. 2006. “Introduction: Passivization and typology”. In Passivization and Typology: Form and function, 1–27
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Abraham, Werner and Elisabeth Leiss. 2006. “The impersonal passive”. In Passivization and Typology: Form and function, 502–517
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Abraham, Werner. 2005. “

Dimova, Ana & Herbert-Ernst Wiegand (eds.) 2003. Wort und Grammatik. Festschrift für Pavel Petkov anläßlich seiner Emeritierung

”. Studies in Language 29:2, 549
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Abraham, Werner. 2005. “

Clausia Maienborn (ed.) 2003. (A)Symmetrien – (A)Symmetries. Beiträge zu Ehren von Ewald Lang – Papers in Honor of Ewald Lang

”. Studies in Language 29:2, 549–551
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Abraham, Werner. 2004. “VP-internal subjects as ‘unaccusatives’”. In The Composition of Meaning: From lexeme to discourse, 83
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Meulen, Alice G.B. ter and Werner Abraham. 2004. “The composition of meaning”. In The Composition of Meaning: From lexeme to discourse, 1
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Abraham, Werner. 2003. “The myth of doubly governing prepositions in German”. In Motion, Direction and Location in Languages: In honor of Zygmunt Frajzyngier, 19–38
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Abraham, Werner. 2002. “Introduction”. In Issues in Formal German(ic) Typology, ix
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Abraham, Werner. 2001. “12. SVOV in German and Dutch”. In Reflections on Language and Language Learning: In honour of Arthur van Essen, 155–167
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Abraham, Werner. 2000. “The structural and lexical space between reflexive binding and logophorics”. In Reflexives: Forms and functions, 75
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Abraham, Werner. 1999. “Discussant Paper Referring to the Syntax Position Papers by Howard Lasnik and Mickey Noonan”. In Functionalism and Formalism in Linguistics: Volume I: General papers, 55
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Abraham, Werner. 1999. “How descending is ascending German? On the deep interrelations between tense, aspect, pronominality, and ergativity”. In Tense-Aspect, Transitivity and Causativity: Essays in honour of Vladimir Nedjalkov, 253
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Abraham, Werner. 1996. “German standard pronouns and non-standard pronominal clitics Typological corollaries”. In Germanic Linguistics: Syntactic and diachronic, 1
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Abraham, Werner. 1996. “"Ersatzinfinitiv" und Verbanhebung in der Westgermania”. In NOWELE Volume 28/29 (August 1996): A Frisian and Germanic Miscellany, 273–295
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Abraham, Werner. 1996. “The Discourse-referential and Typological Motivation of Pronominal Procliticization vs. Encliticization”. In Studies in Anaphora, 1
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Abraham, Werner. 1995. “Structural Properties of Information Packaging in German and in Universal Grammar”. In Prague Linguistic Circle Papers: Travaux du cercle linguistique de Prague nouvelle série, 125
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Abraham, Werner. 1995. “Diathesis”. In Discourse, Grammar and Typology: Papers in honor of John W.M. Verhaar, 3
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Abraham, Werner. 1992. “Event structure accounting for the emerging periphrastic tenses and the passive voice in German”. In Explanation in Historical Linguistics, 1
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Abraham, Werner. 1991. “The grammaticization of the German modal particles”. In Approaches to Grammaticalization: Volume II. Types of grammatical markers, 331
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Abraham, Werner. 1989. “Verbal Substantives in German”. In Syntactic Phrase Structure Phenomena in Noun Phrases and Sentences, 79–98
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Abraham, Werner. 1986. “Word Order in the Middle Field of the German Sentence”. In Topic, Focus and Configurationality: Papers from the 6th Groningen Grammar Talks, Groningen, 1984, 15
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Abraham, Werner, Laci Marácz, Sjaak de Mey and Wim Scherpenisse. 1986. “Introduction”. In Topic, Focus and Configurationality: Papers from the 6th Groningen Grammar Talks, Groningen, 1984, 1
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Abraham, Werner. 1979. “Methodische Übungen zu Kafka-Interpretationen”. In Integrale Linguistik: Festschrift für Helmut Gipper, 379–404