Nominal Determination

Typology, context constraints, and historical emergence

| Freie Universität Berlin
| Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
| Universität Wien
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ISBN 9789027292100 | EUR 120.00 | USD 180.00
The following theoretical-empirical points on the DP are discussed: Article and its referential-anaphoric properties by Abraham (Determiners in Centering Theory); Bartra (On bare NPs in Old Spanish and Catalan); identification of all functional nominal categories by Stvan (Bare singular count nouns); Kupisch & Koops (Specificity and negation); Jäger (History of German indefinite determiners); typological comparison of the interaction of nominal and verbal determination by Abraham (Discourse-functional crystallization of the or­ig­inal demonstrative); Leiss (Covert (in)definiteness and aspect in Old Icelandic, Goth­ic, Old High German); Lohndal (Double definiteness during Old Norse); emergence of DP in ontogeny/phylogeny by Osawa (DP, TP and aspect in Old English and L1 acquisition); Bittner (Early functions of definites in L1 acquisition); Wood (Demonstratives and possessives emergent from Old English); Bauer ((in)defin­ite articles in Indo-European) and Stark (Variation in nominal indefiniteness in Romance).

[Studies in Language Companion Series, 89]  2007.  viii, 370 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Werner Abraham, Elisabeth Stark and Elisabeth Leiss
Part 1. Synchrony – and its implications for diachrony
Discourse binding: DP and pronouns in German, Dutch, and English
Werner Abraham
Gender, number, and indefinite articles: About the 'typological inconsistency' of Italian
Elisabeth Stark
Covert patterns of definiteness/indefiniteness and aspectuality in Old Icelandic, Gothic, and Old High German
Elisabeth Leiss
The definite article in Indo-European: Emergence of a new grammatical category?
Brigitte L.M. Bauer
'No' changes: On the history of German indefinite determiners in the scope of negation
Agnes Jäger
Part 2. Synchrony – ontological and typological characteristics
The functional range of bare singular count nouns in English
Laurel Smith Stvan
The definite article in non-specific object noun phrases: Comparing French and Italian
Tanja Kupisch and Christian Koops
Early functions of definite determiners and DPs in German first language acquisition
Dagmar Bittner
Part 3. Diachrony – universally unified characteristics?
The discourse-functional crystallization of DP from the original demonstrative
Werner Abraham
Determinerless noun phrases in Old Romance passives
Anna Bartra-Kaufman
On the structure and development of nominal phrases in Norwegian
Terje Lohndal
The emergence of DP from a perspective of ontogeny and phylogeny: Correlation between DP, TP and aspect in Old English and first language acquisition
Fuyo Osawa
Demonstratives and possessives: From Old English to present-day English
Johanna L. Wood
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BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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