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Title Diachronic studies on information structure [electronic resource] : language acquisition and change / edited by Gisella Ferraresi and Rosemarie Lühr.

Imprint Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 224 p. : ill.
Series Language, context, and cognition ; v. 10
Language, context, and cognition ; v. 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The role of information structure in language change : introductory remarks / Gisella Ferraresi & Rosemarie Lühr -- Information Structure, constituent order, and case in Warihío / Rolando Féliz Armendáriz -- The information structure of OVS in Vedic / Carlotta Viti -- Information packaging and the rise of clitic doubling in the history of Spanish / Christoph Gabriel & Esther Rinke -- Cue-based acquisition and information structure drift in diachronic language development / Marit Westergaard -- Discourse and syntax in linguistic change : decline of postverbal topical subjects in Serbo-Croat / Dejan Mati -- Prosody, information structure and word order changes in Portuguese / Kristin Gunn Eide -- The development of V-to-C movement in the West Germanic and romance languages / Melanie Wratil -- Evidence for two types of focus positions in Old High German / Svetlana Petrova & Roland Hinterhölzl.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Topic and comment.
Language acquisition.
Language and languages -- Variation.
Linguistic change.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Ferraresi, Gisella.
Lühr, Rosemarie, 1946-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9783110227468 (alk. paper)
9783110227475 (e-book)

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