Dislocated Elements in Discourse: Syntactic, Semantic, and Pragmatic Perspectives

1st Edition

Benjamin Shaer, Philippa Cook, Werner Frey, Claudia Maienborn

Published August 15, 2011
Reference - 486 Pages
ISBN 9780415808194 - CAT# Y126996
Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

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This volume is about 'dislocation' – the removal of phrases from their canonical positions in a sentence to its left or right edge. Dislocation encompasses a wide range of linguistic phenomena, related to nominal and adverbial expressions and to the information structuring notions of topic and focus; and takes intriguingly different forms across languages. This book reveals some of the empirical richness of dislocation and some key puzzles related to its syntactic, semantic, and discourse analysis.


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