Discontinuous NPs in German

A Case Study of the Interaction of Syntax, Semantics, and Pragmatics

Kordula De Kuthy

Discontinuous NPs in German
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Kordula De Kuthy

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206 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2002
Cloth $70.00 ISBN: 9781575863979 Published July 2002
Paper $30.00 ISBN: 9781575863986 Published July 2002
This book investigates the occurrence of discontinuous noun phrases, arguing that many of the factors that previous literature has tried to explain in terms of syntactic restrictions on movements are in fact derivable from discourse factors. De Kuthy’s HPSG and information-structure analyses provide an exemplary argument for rethinking the division of labor between syntax and a theory of discourse.
1. Introduction
2. Basic Properties
3. Other Partial NP Phenomena
4. Syntactic Aspects
5. Semantic Aspects
6. Pragmatic Aspects
7. Summary
Subject Index
Name Index
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