On Information Structure, Meaning and Form

On Information Structure, Meaning and Form

Generalizations Across Languages

eBook - 2007
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This collection of articles offers a new and compelling perspective on the interface connecting syntax, phonology, semantics and pragmatics. At the core of this volume is the hypothesis that information structure represents the common interface of these grammatical components. Information structure is investigated here from different theoretical viewpoints yielding typologically relevant information and structural generalizations. In the volume's introductory chapter, the editors identify two central approaches to information structure: the formal and the interpretive view. The remainder of th.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., Ă2007
ISBN: 9789027292643
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 566 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Schwabe, Kerstin
Winkler, Susanne 1960-


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