Author: Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics

  • Vol. XVI Nr. 1

    Alexandra Cornilescu and Alexandru Nicolae Classifying pronouns: the view from Romanian Abstract: This paper is devoted to the analysis of (DP, AP, and PP) postnominal modifiers of personal pronouns, focusing...

  • Vol. XV Nr. 1

    Gabi Danon Hebrew QNP agreement: Towards an empirically based analysis Abstract: Quantified noun phrases (QNPs) in subject position may trigger agreement with the quantifier or with the noun. Previous work...

  • Vol. XIV Nr. 2

    Henk van Riemsdijk Doubling trouble: some remarks on wh-concord in Swiss German Abstract: The notion “doubling” is widespread in linguistics. But it is mostly used as a pre-theoretical notion that...

  • Vol. XIII Nr. 2

    Ion Giurgea Agreeing possessors and the theory of case Abstract: I argue that the so-called “possessive adjectives” are not really adjectives, but pronouns (D-projections). Agreement features on possessors do not...

  • Vol. XII Nr. 1

    Jutta M. Hartmann The predicate nominal analysis of English there-sentences Abstract: In this article, I argue against the predicate nominal analysis of English there-sentences (especially Williams 1994, 2006 and Hazout...

  • Vol. XI Nr. 1

    Maria M. Manoliu Cognitive categories and noun classification. Romance neuter: from [passivity] to [indifference] Abstract: The present contribution aims to reveal the ways in which the evolution of the grammatical...

  • Vol. X Nr. 2

    Cay Dollerup Relay in translation Abstract: This article focuses on the phenomenon of relay in translation. Relay is by nature difficult to discuss and therefore it is no surprise that...

  • Vol. IX Nr. 2

    Frans H. van Eemeren Reasonableness in situated discourse: Fallacies as derailments of strategic manoeuvring Abstract: In the pragma-dialectical approach fallacies are defined as violations of rules for critical discussion which...

  • Vol. XVIII Nr. 2

    View contents Robert Cirillo On variation in the positioning of the progressive marker am in non-standard German: Kölsch (Colognese) and Pennsylvania Dutch Abstract: Progressive constructions involving the progressive marker am...

  • Vol. XVII Nr. 2

    View contents Virginia Hill The grammar of conversation: How much of it is syntax? Abstract: This paper examines the interaction between conversational pragmatics and syntax with a view to identifying...