The syntax-prosody interface : a cartographic perspective with evidence from Italian /

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Author / Creator:Bocci, Giuliano.
Imprint:Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013.
Description:1 online resource
Series:Linguistik aktuell/Linguistics today, 0166-0829 ; v. 204
Linguistik aktuell ; v. 204.
Subject:Italian language -- Syntax.
Italian language -- Dialects -- Syntax.
Italian language -- Phonetics.
Italian language -- Dialects -- Syntax.
Italian language -- Phonetics.
Italian language -- Syntax.
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Summary:This book presents an experimental and theoretical investigation of the interplay between information structure, word order alternations, and prosody in Italian. Left/right dislocations, focus fronting, and other reordering phenomena are analyzed, taking into account their morphosyntactic and prosodic properties. It is argued that a restricted set of discourse-related properties are inserted in the numeration as formal features. These discourse-related features drive the syntactic derivation and the formation of the prosodic representation in compliance with the T-model of grammar. Based on th.
Other form:Print version: Bocci, Giuliano. Syntax-Prosody Interface. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013 9789027255877