Agnes Jäger

List of John Benjamins publications for which Agnes Jäger plays a role.


History of German Negation

Agnes Jäger

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 118] 2008. ix, 350 pp.
Subjects Germanic linguistics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Jäger, Agnes and Doris Penka 2012 Development of sentential negation in the history of GermanComparative Germanic Syntax: The state of the art, Ackema, Peter, Rhona Alcorn, Caroline Heycock, Dany Jaspers, Jeroen van Craenenbroeck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (eds.), pp. 199–222 | Article
This paper proposes an analysis of the diachrony of negation in German. We suggest that despite the changes in the negation particle and the availability of negative concord (NC), there is a large amount of diachronic continuity both with respect to the syntax of negation in terms of NegP as well… read more
Jäger, Agnes 2007 'No' changes: On the history of German indefinite determiners in the scope of negationNominal Determination: Typology, context constraints, and historical emergence, Stark, Elisabeth, Elisabeth Leiss and Werner Abraham (eds.), pp. 141–170 | Article
This paper investigates the evolution of nominal determination of a specific kind, viz. indefinite determination in the scope of negation. Four basic syntactic patterns of indefi nite nominal determination in the scope of negation are distinguished. The changes within the system of indefi nite… read more