Holden Härtl

List of John Benjamins publications for which Holden Härtl plays a role.


This study contributes to theorizing about the semantic characteristics of verbal irony. Specifically, we investigate the function of the modal particles ja (lit. ‘yes’) and aber (lit. ‘but’) that often occur in ironic utterances in German, cf. Das war aber ein aufregender Film (‘That was prt a… read more
Georgakopoulos, Thanasis, Holden Härtl and Athina Sioupi 2019 Goal realization: An empirically based comparison between English, German and GreekLanguages in Contrast 19:2, pp. 280–309 | Article
Drawing upon recent insights into the role of Goal preference as reflector of cross-linguistic differences, this paper investigates the factors affecting the realization of Goals in motion event descriptions. In particular, it examines the interplay between the lexicalization pattern of a… read more
Kotowski, Sven P., Katja Böer and Holden Härtl 2014 Compounds vs. phrases: The cognitive status of morphological productsMorphology and Meaning: Selected papers from the 15th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, February 2012, Rainer, Franz, Francesco Gardani, Hans Christian Luschützky and Wolfgang U. Dressler (eds.), pp. 191–204 | Article
Nominal compounds and corresponding phrases provide a suitable test bed for inquiry into the interface and demarcations between syntax and morphology. In this article we show that the distinction between the two constructions is blurred from a theoretical perspective and investigate processing and… read more