Nominal determination : typology, context constraints, and historical emergence

edited by Elisabeth Stark, Elisabeth Leiss, Werner Abraham

The following theoretical-empirical points on the DP are discussed: Article and its referential-anaphoric properties by Abraham (Determiners in Centering Theory); Bartra (On bare NPs in Old Spanish and Catalan); identification of all functional nominal categories by Stvan (Bare singular count nouns); Kupisch & Koops (Specificity and negation); Jager (History of German indefinite determiners); typological comparison of the interaction of nominal and verbal determination by Abraham (Discourse-functional crystallization of the original demonstrative); Leiss (Covert (in)definiteness and aspect in Old Icelandic, Gothic, Old High German); Lohndal (Double definiteness during Old Norse); emergence of DP in ontogeny/phylogeny by Osawa (DP, TP and aspect in Old English and L1 acquisition); Bittner (Early functions of definites in L1 acquisition); Wood (Demonstratives and possessives emergent from Old English); Bauer ((in)definite articles in Indo-European) and Stark (Variation in nominal indefiniteness in Romance).

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  • 1. Preface, pvii
  • 2. Introduction (by Abraham, Werner), p1-20
  • 3. Part 1. Synchrony - and its implications for diachrony
  • 4. Discourse binding: DP and pronouns in German, Dutch, and English (by Abraham, Werner), p21-47
  • 5. Gender, number, and indefinite articles: About the 'typological inconsistency' of Italian (by Stark, Elisabeth), p49-71
  • 6. Covert patterns of definiteness/indefiniteness and aspectuality in Old Icelandic, Gothic, and Old High German (by Leiss, Elisabeth), p73-102
  • 7. The definite article in Indo-European: Emergence of a new grammatical category? (by Bauer, Brigitte L.M.), p103-139
  • 8. 'No' changes: On the history of German indefinite determiners in the scope of negation (by Jager, Agnes), p141-170
  • 9. Part 2. Synchrony - ontological and typological characteristics
  • 10. The functional range of bare singular count nouns in English (by Stvan, Laurel Smith), p171-187
  • 11. The definite article in non-specific object noun phrases: Comparing French and Italian (by Kupisch, Tanja), p189-213
  • 12. Early functions of definite determiners and DPs in German first language acquisition (by Bittner, Dagmar), p215-240
  • 13. Part 3. Diachrony - universally unified characteristics?
  • 14. The discourse-functional crystallization of DP from the original demonstrative (by Abraham, Werner), p241-256
  • 15. Determinerless noun phrases in Old Romance passives (by Bartra-Kaufman, Anna), p257-286
  • 16. On the structure and development of nominal phrases in Norwegian (by Lohndal, Terje), p287-310
  • 17. The emergence of DP from a perspective of ontogeny and phylogeny: Correlation between DP, TP and aspect in Old English and first language acquisition (by Osawa, Fuyo), p311-337
  • 18. Demonstratives and possessives: From Old English to present-day English (by Wood, Johanna L.), p339-361
  • 19. Index, p363-369

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書名 Nominal determination : typology, context constraints, and historical emergence
著作者等 Abraham, Werner
Leiss, Elisabeth
Stark Elisabeth
シリーズ名 Studies in language companion series
出版元 J. Benjamins
刊行年月 c2007
ページ数 vi, 369 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9789027230997
NCID BA83152622
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言語 英語
出版国 オランダ