By Dalina Kallulli, Liliane Tasmowski
This quantity is a suite of articles on clitic doubling, a phenomenon that has preoccupied generative linguists because the Nineteen Eighties, whilst its theoretical value used to be famous. Clitic doubling is normal within the Balkan languages. besides the fact that, generative stories at first handled its homes in Romance languages, with the Balkan styles coming more and more into concentration. because the mid-nineties, those styles awarded a number of demanding situations to the generalisations reached at the foundation of Romance, whereas additionally elevating new study questions. the quantity offers between different issues with the next points of the phenomenon: its extension inside and outdoors the Balkan Sprachbund and the saw version; its realizational percentages and the restrictions at the prestige of the doubled DP (direct or oblique item, pronominal or non-pronominal); its semantics (definite, particular, presupposed, neither) and pragmatics (topic or no longer, D-linked or not); its temporal and locational genesis; the connection among the clitic and its affiliate.
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Clitic Doubling in Balkan Languages (Linguistik Aktuell Linguistics Today) by Dalina Kallulli, Liliane Tasmowski