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Diachronic Studies on Information Structure: Language by Gisella Ferraresi,Rosemarie Lühr

By Gisella Ferraresi,Rosemarie Lühr

In the previous few years a full of life dialogue on info packaging has arisen, the place conventional dichotomies Theme/Rheme, Topic/Comment and Focus/Background were taken up back and partially reinterpreted. The dialogue is especially being held in syntax, but additionally within the fields of semantics and pragmatics. a few striking development has been made particularly in concentration phonology.
Even if the function of knowledge conveying and data packaging within the Indoeuropean languages was once hinted at as early as within the classical reviews of the Neogrammarians, this box has remained overlooked in ultra-modern ancient linguistics. This quantity attempts to partially hide this lack with a pattern of papers which supply a diverse variety of recent empirical info analyzed from the perspective of knowledge constitution. the newness of the papers is composed within the glossy theoretical point of view from which the knowledge are analyzed and within the a variety of phenomena thought of, which variety from the increase of clitic components to notice order switch and verb movement.

Editorial board

Dr. habil. Kai modify (Newcastle University Medical School)

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Demske (Universität des Saarlandes)

Prof. Dr. Ewald Lang (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Lühr (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

Prof. Dr. Thomas Pechmann (Universität Leipzig)

Prof. em. Dr. Anita Steube (Universität Leipzig)

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