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作者 Molnár, Valéria
書名 The Architecture of Focus
出版項 Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2006
國際標準書號 9783110922011 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (617 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG] Ser. ; v.82
Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG] Ser
附註 Intro -- Exploring the architecture of focus in grammar -- Part 1: Theoretical foundations of focus and information structure -- On the architecture of topic and focus -- Topic, focus and the structural dynamics of language -- On the (in)dependence relation between syntax and pragmatics -- Association with focus phrases -- Focus as identification -- Focussing as predication -- Part 2: The representation of focus, topic and contrast at the syntax-pragmatics interface -- On different kinds of contrast -- Contrast and movement to the German prefield -- Noncanonical negation and information structure in Finnish -- Double Negation and information structure: Somewhere between topic and focus -- Part 3: The phonological representation of focus, topic and contrast and its relation to meaning -- Focus projection and default prominence -- Focus on contrast and emphasis: Evidence from prosody -- Topic-focus controversies -- Part 4: Focus-related constructions in different languages -- Ellipsis at the interfaces: An information-structural proposal -- Elliptical dass-clauses in German -- On the discourse impact of subordinate clauses -- The influence of operators on the interpretation of DPs and PPs in German information structure -- Clefts in English and Norwegian: Implications for the grammar-pragmatics interface -- The complex functions of it-clefts -- Focus constructions in Hausa -- Index
The architecture of the human language faculty has been one of the main foci of the linguistic research of the last half century. This branch of linguistics, broadly known as Generative Grammar, is concerned with the formulation of explanatory formal accounts of linguistic phenomena with the ulterior goal of gaining insight into the properties of the 'language organ'. The series comprises high quality monographs and collected volumes that address such issues. The topics in this series range from phonology to semantics, from syntax to information structure, from mathematical linguistics to studies of the lexicon
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Molnár, Valéria The Architecture of Focus Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc.,c2006 9783110185782
主題 Focus (Linguistics);Generative grammar.;Grammar, Comparative and general
Electronic books
Alt Author Winkler, Susanne
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