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Lambrecht, Knud. 1994. Information structure and sentence form: Topic, focus, and the mental representations of discourse referents. Cambridge University Press. 388 pp.
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Book – monograph
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Dispelling some myths concerning information, L. emphasizes the linguistic manifestation of information structure, with basic notions of presupposition, assertion, topic and focus playing a significant role in determining formal realizations, besides general conversational and extra-grammatical principles.

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