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Date: 24-Jul-2006
From: K. van den Heuvel < lot at let.uu.nl >
Subject: Resumptive Prolepsis: Salzmann 

	
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Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 08:59:34
From: K. van den Heuvel < lot at let.uu.nl >
Subject: Resumptive Prolepsis: Salzmann 
 



Title: Resumptive Prolepsis 
Subtitle: A study in indirect A'-dependencies 
Series Title: LOT Dissertation Series  

Publication Year: 2006 
Publisher: Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke
	   http://www.lotpublications.nl/
	

Book URL: http://www.lotpublications.nl/ 


Author: Martin Salzmann, Leiden Center for Linguistics (ULCL)

Electronic: ISBN: 9789078328056 Pages: 485 Price: U.S. $ free
Paperback: ISBN: 9789078328056 Pages: 485 Price: Europe EURO 34,03


Abstract:

LOT Dissertation Series 136

Resumptive Prolepsis
A study in indirect A'-dependencies

This dissertation investigates A'-dependencies in Standard German, Zurich
German and Dutch where the dislocated constituent is indirectly, i.e. not
transformationally, related to the position where it is interpreted. The
analysis is carried out within the Principles & Parameters framework. 
The first two chapters address relative clauses. On the basis of a detailed
examination of reconstruction, it is argued that German restrictive
relatives are best handled in terms of the Matching Analysis. 

Chapter three deals with an alternative to long-distance relativization in
German and Dutch where the relative pronoun is governed by the preposition
von/van 'of' and a resumptive pronoun appears instead of a gap in the
putative extraction site. The construction, which I term Resumptive
Prolepsis, has paradoxical properties: While the external head is
interpreted inside the complement clause in the position of the resumptive,
there is clear evidence that the complement clause is a barrier for
extraction. The paradox is resolved by postulating an indirect
A'-dependency with short A'-movement in the matrix clause, operator
movement in the complement clause and an ellipsis operation that links the
two chains. 

The last chapter analyzes relative clauses in Zurich German. While local
relativization is shown to be largely parallel to Standard German (with the
exception of resumptives in certain positions), long-distance
relativization is reanalyzed in terms of Resumptive Prolepsis.
This study is of relevance to anyone interested in the syntax of relative
clauses, reconstruction, resumption or in the study of the syntax of
Standard German, Zurich German and Dutch. 



Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                     German, Standard (deu)


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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