Ans M.C. van Kemenade

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ans M.C. van Kemenade plays a role.



Linguistics in the Netherlands 1991

Edited by Frank Drijkoningen and Ans M.C. van Kemenade

[Linguistics in the Netherlands, 8] 1991. x, 171 pp.
Subjects Theoretical linguistics


Kemenade, Ans M.C. van 2022 Chapter 6. Syntactic change and pragmatic maintenance: The discourse particle then over the history of EnglishParticles in German, English, and Beyond, Gergel, Remus, Ingo Reich and Augustin Speyer (eds.), pp. 147–176
This chapter presents a corpus-based study of the history of then as a discourse marker in English. It will be shown that the pragmatic use of then and its status as a discourse particle was more or less stable throughout the history of English, even though its syntax changed profoundly. The… read more | Chapter
Kemenade, Ans M.C. van 2019 Dutch linguistics from the perspective of a historical linguist trained at Utrecht in the 1980sLinguistics in the Netherlands 2019, Berns, Janine and Elena Tribushinina (eds.), pp. 33–36
Komen, Erwin R., Rosanne Hebing, Ans M.C. van Kemenade and Bettelou Los 2014 Quantifying information structure change in EnglishInformation Structure and Syntactic Change in Germanic and Romance Languages, Bech, Kristin and Kristine Gunn Eide (eds.), pp. 81–110
The verb-second constraint in Old and Middle English made available a special clause-initial position that could host more than just the subject. Los (2009) suggests that this position served a discourse-linking function, expressed by, for instance, an adverbial. This allowed the subject to be… read more | Article
Old English morpho-syntax allows a degree of word order flexibility that is exploited by discourse strategies. Key elements here are: adverbs functioning as discourse partitioners, and a wider range of pronominal elements, extending the number of strategies for anaphoric reference. The syntactic… read more | Article
Kemenade, Ans M.C. van 2007 Formal syntax and language change: Developments and outlookDiachronica 24:1, pp. 155–169
Hulk, Aafke and Ans M.C. van Kemenade 1997 Negation as a Reflex of Clause StructureNegation and Polarity: Syntax and semantics. Selected papers from the colloquium Negation: Syntax and Semantics. Ottawa, 11–13 May 1995, Forget, Danielle, Paul Hirschbühler, France Martineau and María Luisa Rivero (eds.), pp. 183 ff.
Drijkoningen, Frank and Ans M.C. van Kemenade 1991 PrefaceLinguistics in the Netherlands 1991, Drijkoningen, Frank and Ans M.C. van Kemenade (eds.), p. 
Kemenade, Ans M.C. van 1985 Old English infinitival complements and West-Germanic V-raisingPapers from the 4th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, Amsterdam, April 10–13, 1985, Eaton, Roger, Olga Fischer, Willem F. Koopman and Frederike van der Leek (eds.), pp. 73 ff.