Subject Inversion in Romance and the Theory of Universal Grammar

By Aafke Hulk; Jean-Yves Pollock | Go to book overview

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PILAR BARBOSA Instituto de Letras e Ciêncas Humanas Universidade do Minho, 4709 Braga Codex Portugal pbarbosa@ilch.uminho.pt

ADRIANA BELLETTI Facoltà di Lettere Università di Siena Via Roma 47 53 100 Siena Italy Belletti@unisi.it

JOÃO COSTA Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas Avenida de Berna 26-C 1069-061 Lisboa Portugal jcosta@fcsh.unl.pt

AAFKE HULK University of Amsterdam Romance Linguistics Spuistraat 134 1012 VB Amsterdam The Netherlands aafke.hulk@hum.uva.nl

RICHARD S. KAYNE Department of Linguistics New York University, 719 Broadway, 5th floor New York, NY 10003 United States rsk8@is4.nyu.edu

JEAN-YVES POLLOCK 19, Rue Michel-Ange 75016 Paris France JYPollock@compuserve.com

KNUT TARALD TARALDSEN University of Tromsø Det humanistike fakultet N-9037 Tromsø Norway Knut.tarald.taraldsen@hum.uit.no

MARIA LUISA ZUBIZARRETA University of Southern California Department of Linguistics University Park Los Angeles, CA 90089-1693 United States zubizarr@rcf.usc.edu

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Contributors vii
  • Subject Inversion in Romance and the Theory of Universal Grammar 1
  • 1 - Subject Positions in Romance and the Theory of Universal Grammar 3
  • Notes 16
  • References 18
  • 2 - On Inversion in Wh-Questions in Romance 20
  • Notes 53
  • References 56
  • 3 - “inversion” as Focalization 60
  • Notes 80
  • References 88
  • 4 - Marked Versus Unmarked Inversion and Optimality Theory 91
  • References 104
  • 5 - New Thoughts on Stylistic Inversion 107
  • Notes 145
  • References 159
  • 6 - Subject Extraction, the Distribution of Expletives, and Stylistic Inversion 163
  • Notes 179
  • References 181
  • 7 - The Constraint on Preverbal Subjects in Romance Interrogatives 183
  • Notes 200
  • References 202
  • Index 205
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