List of John Benjamins publications for which Gisbert Fanselow plays a role.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Theoretical linguistics
The effects of focus on syntax differ across languages: some languages encode focus in situ, while in other languages focus induces an array of constructions that deviate from the canonical configuration, such as non-canonical orders or clefts. This article presents semi-spontaneously produced data… read more | Article
2009. Bootstrapping verb movement and the clausal architecture of German (and other languages)
. Advances in Comparative Germanic Syntax, Alexiadou, Artemis, Jorge Hankamer, Thomas McFadden, Justin Nuger and Florian Schäfer (eds.), pp. 85–118
In the mainstream analysis of verb second clauses, the finite verb moves to Comp or one of the various heads present in the cartographic approach to CP. We show that such analyses are not satisfactory empirically, and cannot even be formulated within minimalist syntax. Verb movement – and head… read more | Article
This paper reports three experiments concerning variation in the grammar of German wh-questions. We found much variation but no clear dialects in the acceptability ratings of sentences violating the weak crossover condition. We attribute this variation to extra-grammatical factors. With a sentence… read more | Article
2002. 6. Against remnant VP-movement
. Dimensions of Movement: From features to remnants, Alexiadou, Artemis, Elena Anagnostopoulou, Sjef Barbiers and Hans-Martin Gärtner (eds.), pp. 91–125
Fanselow, Gisbert and Damir Ćavar.
2002. Distributed deletion
. Theoretical Approaches to Universals, Alexiadou, Artemis (ed.), pp. 65–107
Fanselow, Gisbert and Anoop K. Mahajan.
2000. Towards a Minimalist Theory of Wh-Expletives, Wh-Copying, and Successive Cyclicity
. Wh-Scope Marking, Lutz, Uli, Gereon Müller and Arnim von Stechow (eds.), pp. 195–230
1990. Scrambling as NP-Movement
. Scrambling and Barriers, Grewendorf, Günther and Wolfgang Sternefeld (eds.), pp. 113 ff.