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Title: Nominal Determination
Subtitle: Typology, context constraints, and historical emergence
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=SLCS%2089
Series Title: Studies in Language Companion Series 89
Description:

The following theoretical-empirical points on the DP are discussed: Article
and its referential-anaphoric properties by Abraham (Determiners in
Centering Theory); Bartra (On bare NPs in Old Spanish and Catalan);
identification of all functional nominal categories by Stvan (Bare singular
count nouns); Kupisch & Koops (Specificity and negation); Jäger (History of
German indefinite determiners); typological comparison of the interaction
of nominal and verbal determination by Abraham (Discourse-functional
crystallization of the or­ig­inal demonstrative); Leiss (Covert
(in)definiteness and aspect in Old Icelandic, Goth­ic, Old High German);
Lohndal (Double definiteness during Old Norse); emergence of DP in
ontogeny/phylogeny by Osawa (DP, TP and aspect in Old English and L1
acquisition); Bittner (Early functions of definites in L1 acquisition);
Wood (Demonstratives and possessives emergent from Old English); Bauer
((in)defin­ite articles in Indo-European) and Stark (Variation in nominal
indefiniteness in Romance).

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Typology
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027230994
ISBN-13: 9789027230997
Pages: 381
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