The Oxford Handbook of Information Structure

Author:   Caroline Fery (Professor of Phonology, Professor of Phonology, Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt) ,  Shinichiro Ishihara (Senior Lecturer, Centre for Languages and Literature, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University)
Publisher:   Oxford University Press
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9780198826767


Pages:   992
Publication Date:   27 December 2018
Format:   Paperback
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The Oxford Handbook of Information Structure


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This book provides linguists with a clear, critical, and comprehensive overview of theoretical and experimental work on information structure. Leading researchers survey the main theories of information structure in syntax, phonology, and semantics as well as perspectives from psycholinguistics and other relevant fields.

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Author:   Caroline Fery (Professor of Phonology, Professor of Phonology, Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt) ,  Shinichiro Ishihara (Senior Lecturer, Centre for Languages and Literature, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University)
Publisher:   Oxford University Press
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 17.00cm , Height: 5.10cm , Length: 24.50cm
Weight:   1.742kg
ISBN:  

9780198826767


ISBN 10:   0198826761
Pages:   992
Publication Date:   27 December 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Abbreviations The Contributors 1: Caroline Fery and Shinichiro Ishihara: Introduction Part I: Theories of Information Structure 2: Mats Rooth: Alternative Semantics 3: Michael Rochemont: Givenness 4: Daniel Buring: (Contrastive) Topic 5: Leah Velleman and David Beaver: Question-based Models of Information Structure 6: Laurence R. Horn: Information Structure and the Landscape of (Non-) at-issue Meaning 7: Kjell Johan Saebo: Information Structure and Presupposition 8: Enoch O. Aboh: Information Structure: A Cartographic Perspective 9: Maria Luisa Zubizarreta: Nuclear Stress and Information Structure 10: Karlos Arregi: Focus Projection Theories 11: Vieri Samek-Lodovici: Constraint Conflict and Information Structure Part II: Current Issues on Information Structure 12: Sigrid Beck: Focus Sensitive Operators 13: Manfred Krifka: Quantification and Information Structure 14: Sophie Repp: Contrast: Dissecting an Elusive Information-structural Notion and its Role in Grammar 15: Horst Lohnstein: Verum Focus 16: Malte Zimmermann: Predicate Focus 17: Patrick G. Grosz: Information Structure and Discourse Particles 18: Susanne Winkler: Ellipsis and Information Structure 19: Ad Neeleman and Hans van de Koot: Word Order and Information Structure 20: Luis Lopez: Dislocations and Information Structure 21: Balazs Suranyi: Discourse-configurationality 22: Sara Myrberg and Tomas Riad: On the Expression of Focus in the Metrical Grid and in the Prosodic Hierarchy 23: Hubert Truckenbrodt: Focus, Intonation, and Tonal Height 24: Stefan Baumann: Second Occurrence Focus 25: Regine Eckardt and Augustin Speyer: Information Structure and Language Change Part III: Experimental Approaches to Information Structure 26: Elsi Kaiser: Information Structure and Language Comprehension: Insights from Psycholinguistics 27: Michael Wagner: Information Structure and Production Planning 28: Barbara Hoehle, Frauke Berger, and Antje Sauermann: Information Structure in First Language Acquisition 29: Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky and Petra B. Schumacher: Towards a Neurobiology of Information Structure 30: Anke Ludeling, Julia Ritz, Manfred Stede, and Amir Zeldes: Corpus Linguistics and Information Structure Research Part IV: Language Studies on Information Structure 31: Gisbert Fanselow: Syntactic and Prosodic Reflexes of Information Structure in Germanic 32: Cecilia Poletto and Giuliano Bocci: Syntactic and Prosodic Effects of Information Structure in Romance 33: Katalin E. Kiss: Discourse Functions: The Case of Hungarian 34: Stavros Skopeteas: Information Structure in Modern Greek 35: Katja Jasinskaya: Information Structure in Slavic 36: Yiya Chen, Peppina Po-lun Lee, and Haihua Pa: Topic and Focus Marking in Chinese 37: Satoshi Tomioka: Information Structure in Japanese 38: Alexis Michaud and Marc Brunelle: Information Structure in Asia: Yongning Na (Sino-Tibetan) and Vietnamese (Austroasiatic) 39: Laura Downing and Larry M. Hyman: Information Structure in Bantu 40: Vadim Kimmelman and Roland Pfau: Information Structure in Sign Languages References Subject Index Language Index

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Caroline Fery is a Professor of Phonology at the Goethe University Frankfurt. Her research is in phonology and theory of grammar with a special focus on intonation and prosody, as well as the interface with information structure. She is the author of articles in journals such as Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, Lingua, and The Linguistic Review. She was the founding director of the DFG-funded collaborative research centre SFB 632 'Information Structure' from 2003 to 2010. Shinichiro Ishihara is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Languages and Literature at Lund University, having previously held positions at Goethe University Frankfurt, the University of Stuttgart, and the University of Potsdam. His research focuses on the syntax-prosody interface and its relation to information structure in Japanese and other languages. His work has appeared in international journals such as Lingua and Syntax and in edited volumes published by OUP and Mouton de Gruyter.

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