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Going Romance

Publication 2002

Title: Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2000
Subtitle: Selected papers from “Going Romance” Utrecht 30 November – 2 December 2000.
Editors: Claire Beyssade, Reineke Bok-Bennema, Frank Drijkoningen and Paola Monachesi.
Year of publication: 2002.
Publishing Company: John Benjamins, Amsterdam/Philadelphia.
Series: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, volume 232.


  • Introduction by Claire Beyssade
  • Luis Alonso-Ovalle: Arbitrary pronouns are not that indefinite. Pages 1-14.
  • Manuela Ambar: Wh-questions and Wh-exclamatives – unifying mirror effects. Pages 15-40.
  • Raúl Aranovich: Impersonal constructions, control and second-order predication. Pages 41-56.
  • Gloria Cocchi and Cecilia Poletto: Complementizer Deletion in Florentine: the interaction between Merge and Move. Pages 57-76.
  • Alexandra Cornilescu: Rhematic focus at the left periphery: the case of Romanian. Pages 77-92.
  • João Costa: Multiple focus in European Portuguese: apparent optionality and subject positions. Pages 93-108.
  • João Costa and Charlotte Galves: External subjects in two varieties of Portuguese: evidence for a non-unified analysis. Pages 109-126.
  • Donka Farkas: Extreme Non-Specificity in Romanian. Pages 127-152.
  • Raffaella Folli: Resultatives: Small Clauses or complex VPs? Pages 153-170.
  • Knud Lambrecht: Topic, focus and secondary predication: the French Presentational Relative Construction. Pages 171-212.
  • David Le Gac and Hi-Yon Yoo: Intonative structure of focalization in French and Greek. Pages 213-232.
  • Nicola Munaro: Splitting up subject-clitic inversion. Pages 233-252.
  • Josep Quer: Edging Quantifiers: on QP-Fronting in Western Romance. Pages 253-270.
  • Petra Sleeman and Ellen-Petra Kester: Partitive constructions and antisymmetry. Pages 271-286.
  • Kriszta Szendröi: Stress-Focus correspondence in Italian. Pages 287-304.
  • Roberto Zamparelli: Definite and Bare Kind-denoting Noun Phrases. Pages 305-343.
  • Index of languages and dialects
  • Subject Index

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