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Journal Title: Belgian Journal of Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   26 /
Issue Title: Information Structure, Discourse Studies and Grammatical Structure
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. v, 159 pp.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Bart Defrancq, Gudrun Rawoens and Els Tobback 1–5

Micro-Syntax, Macro-Syntax, Foregrounding and Backgrounding in Discourse: When Indexicals Target Discursively Subsidiary Information
Francis Cornish 6–34

Influence of Relational and Referential Coherence on the Distribution of Coordinated Verb-Second Clauses in German and Dutch: A Contrastive Corpus-Based Case study
Geert Stuyckens 35–64

The Rhetorical Relations in Complex Sentences with Quando (‘When’) in European Portuguese
Purificação Silvano 65–83

Adverbials in German: More on Embedding and Focus
Rainer Ludwig, Fabienne Salfner and Mathias Schenner 84–115

Emergent Correlative Concessivity: The Case of German Zwar… Aber ‘True … But’
Torsten Leuschner and Daan Van den Nest 116–142

The Role of Genre in Information Structuring in English
Elma Kerz 143–159
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Linguistic Theories
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Dutch
English
German
Portuguese
 
LL Issue: 23.4803