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Title Information structure and language change [electronic resource] : new approaches to word order variation in Germanic / edited by Roland Hinterholzl, Svetlana Petrova.

Imprint Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, c2009.


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Description vi, 394 p. : ill.
Series Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs, 1861-4302 ; 203
Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; 203.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Roland Hinterholzl and Svetlana Petrova -- The role of information structure in the grammar -- The verb-second property in Old High German : different ways of filling the prefield / Katrin Axel -- The role of information structure in word order variation and word order change / Roland Hinterholzl -- OV languages: expressions of vues / orbjorg Hroarsdottir -- Discourse relations and word order change / Ans van Kemenade -- Methodological problems of the information-structural analysis of data from historical text corpora -- On the methods of information-structural analysis in historical texts : a case study on Old High German / Svetlana Petrova and Michael Solf -- Paleographic clues to prosody? : accents, word separation, and related phenomena in Old High German manuscripts / Jurg Fleischer -- On the "syntax of silence" in Proto-Indo-European / Thomas Krisch -- Information-structural categories in the main texts of early German inheritance -- Word order variation and information structure in Old High German : an analysis of subordinate dhazs-clauses in Isidor / Eva Schlachter -- Information structure and word order variation in the Old High German Tatian / Svetlana Petrova -- Verb placement and information structure in the OHG Gospel Harmony by Otfrid von Weissenburg / Andreas Lotscher -- Translating information structure : a study of Notker's translation of Boethius's Latin De consolatione philosophiae into Old High German / Rosemarie Luhr -- Aspects of word order and information structure in Old Saxon / Sonja Linde -- Subject index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Germanic languages -- Word order.
Germanic languages -- Syntax.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hinterholzl, Roland.
Petrova, Svetlana, 1969-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9783110205916 (hardcover : alk. paper)
3110205912 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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