Marta Donazzan

List of John Benjamins publications for which Marta Donazzan plays a role.


Donazzan, Marta 2019 Chapter 16. Nominal and verbal events in Romance causative constructions: Evidence from ItalianRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 15: Selected papers from 'Going Romance' 30, Frankfurt, Feldhausen, Ingo, Martin Elsig, Imme Kuchenbrandt and Mareike Neuhaus (eds.), pp. 313–332 | Chapter
Romance syntactic causative constructions have mixed properties that make it difficult to decide about their monoclausal or biclausal structure (Rizzi 1976, Guasti 1996, a.o.).The aim of this study is to contribute to the debate by providing an analysis of these constructions in Italian against the… read more
Donazzan, Marta and Lucia M. Tovena 2017 Chapter 4. Pluralities of events: Semelfactives and a case of ‘single event’ nominalisationRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 11: Selected papers from the 44th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), London, Ontario, Perpiñán, Silvia, David Heap, Itziri Moreno-Villamar and Adriana Soto-Corominas (eds.), pp. 77–97 | Chapter
In this paper, we tackle the issue of the semantics of semelfactive predicates by looking at ata-nominalisations built on instrument semelfactive verbs in Italian. Being nomen vicis forms, these nominalisations denote singular instances of events. The comparison allows us to cast new light on the… read more