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Band 477:
Hetland, Jorunn / Molnár, Valéria (Hrsg.): Structures of Focus and Grammatical Relations. VIII/261 S. - Tübingen: Niemeyer, 2003.
ISBN: 3-484-30477-4
Dieser Band ist im IDS verfügbar:
[Buch] IDS-Bibliothek: Sig. QA 3194
Alternatives Medium:
E-Book (PDF). Berlin / New York: de Gruyter. ISBN: 978-3-11-094948-3

The seven articles of this volume take up crucial aspects of information structure and grammatical form. Special attention is paid to the definition of topic, focus and contrast, to the language specific devices for expressing different types of these information structural notions, and to the typological characterisation of languages as to discourse configurationality. The investigation of grammatical relations includes the interplay between syntactic functions, morphological case and thematic structure, and the study of the functional and formal complexity of passive in Germanic languages.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Hetland, Jorunn / Molnár, Valéria:
  Preface S. VII
 
Hetland, Jorunn:
  Contrast, the fall-rise accent, and Information Focus S. 1
Heltoft, Lars:
  Iconic and categorical focus systems in Scandinavian S. 41
Järventausta, Marja:
  Are Finnish null subjects null topics? S. 87
Molnár, Valéria / Järventausta, Marja:
  Discourse configurationality in Finnish and Hungarian S. 111
Barðdal, Jóhanna:
  The relation between morphological case, syntactic functions and thematic roles in Icelandic: A frequency analysis S. 149
Landén, Barbro / Molnár, Valéria:
  Passive as activity aspect
On the relation between aspectuality and passive: A comparative study of German and Swedish
S. 187
Barðdal, Jóhanna / Molnár, Valéria:
  The passive in Icelandic – compared to Mainland Scandinavian S. 231
 
Authors' addresses S. 261