Patricia Cabredo Hofherr

List of John Benjamins publications for which Patricia Cabredo Hofherr plays a role.


Impersonal human reference in Sign Languages

Edited by Gemma Barberà and Patricia Cabredo Hofherr

Special issue of Sign Language & Linguistics 21:2 (2018) v, 216 pp.
Subjects Electronic/Multimedia Products | Signed languages | Theoretical linguistics

Adjectives: Formal analyses in syntax and semantics

Edited by Patricia Cabredo Hofherr and Ora Matushansky

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 153] 2010. vii, 335 pp.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Barberà, Gemma and Patricia Cabredo Hofherr 2018 Impersonal human reference in sign languages: Introduction and questionnaireImpersonal human reference in Sign Languages, Barberà, Gemma and Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (eds.), pp. 183–203 | Review article
Barberà, Gemma, Patricia Cabredo Hofherr and Josep Quer 2018 Agent-backgrounding in Catalan Sign Language (LSC)Impersonal human reference in Sign Languages, Barberà, Gemma and Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (eds.), pp. 334–348 | Article
This paper examines backgrounding strategies for human agents in Catalan Sign Language, that is, constructions featuring human agents that are non-referential. We identify and analyze four types of agent-backgrounding strategies: subjectless constructions, indefinite pronouns, the impersonal… read more
Cabredo Hofherr, Patricia 2012 Preposition-determiner amalgams in German and French at the syntax-morphology interfaceComparative Germanic Syntax: The state of the art, Ackema, Peter, Rhona Alcorn, Caroline Heycock, Dany Jaspers, Jeroen van Craenenbroeck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (eds.), pp. 99–132 | Article
The present paper examines preposition+determiner amalgams in French and German. I show that French and German P+D amalgams differ with respect to coordination: while German amalgams are transparent for coordination, French amalgams block certain coordinations. I propose that this is due to ta… read more
Cabredo Hofherr, Patricia 2010 Adjectives: An introductionAdjectives: Formal analyses in syntax and semantics, Cabredo Hofherr, Patricia and Ora Matushansky (eds.), pp. 1–26 | Article
Cabredo Hofherr, Patricia and Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin 2010 Implicit agentivity without agents in the syntax: A crosslinguistic analysis of SE-verbsEdges, Heads, and Projections: Interface properties, Di Sciullo, Anna Maria and Virginia Hill (eds.), pp. 47–66 | Article
This paper defends a unified characterization of se-verbs and argues that the passive and middle readings are contextually triggered. The analysis points out that the derivations of agents is independent of the edge properties of ‘little’ v, and thus deviates from Raposo & Uriagereka (1996). The… read more