List of John Benjamins publications for which France Martineau plays a role.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Semantics | Syntax
This article discusses the ‘hybrid’ writing practices of two socially distinct (groups of) writers from nineteenth century French Canada; we specifically focus on their acceptance of (supra-)local language norms. We argue that the writers from the well-known bourgeois Papineau family progressively… read more | Article
This paper explains why large historical sociolinguistic corpora are needed to interpret traces of spoken features through the written medium. To support this, the eighteenth-century personal diary of a small merchant is compared with other documents to show that the diary displays a number of… read more | Article
It is proposed that, in French causative constructions, the clitic is attached to the verb which governs it and that the embedded verb cannot govern its complements after having been preposed. The clitics en and y, when associated with positions which are subcategorized by the embedded verb, can be… read more | Article