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Papers presented at a workshop, Focus and background in Romance languages, that convened during the 30th Romanistentag, in Vienna, Austria, 23-27 September 2007.

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Focus and background in Romance languages
2009, John Benjamins Pub. Company
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Table of Contents

Introduction / Andreas Duffer and Daniel Jacob
Topicalization and focalization in French SI-clauses / Jeanne Aptekman
Discourse functions of fronted foci in Italian and Spanish / Lisa Brunetti
Clefting and discourse organization: Comparing Germanic and Romance / Andreas Dufter
Cleft sentences from Old Portuguese to Modern Portuguese / Mary A. Kato and Ilza Ribeiro
Fronting and verum focus in Spanish / Manuel Leonetti and Victoria Escandell-Vidal
Additive focus particles in bilingual language acquisition / Estelle Leray
Major constituent order, information packaging, and narrative structure in two Middle French texts / Claude Muller
Grammatical and contextual restrictions on focal alternatives / Edgar Onea and Klaus von Heusinger
Verb placement in Old Portuguese / Esther Rinke
Topic, focus, and background in Italian clauses / Vieri Samek-Lodovici.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Published in
Philadelphia
Series
Studies in language companion series
Genre
Congresses

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Dewey Decimal Class
440
Library of Congress
PC11 .R65 2007, PC11.R65 2007

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Pagination
p. cm.

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Open Library
OL23174763M
Internet Archive
focusbackgroundr00duft
ISBN 13
9789027205797
LCCN
2009007669
OCLC/WorldCat
310401865
Goodreads
7329828

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