Fiedler, Ines, and Schwarz, Anne (2010) Introduction. In: Fiedler, Ines, and Schwarz, Anne, (eds.) The Expression of Information Structure: a documentation of its diversity across Africa. Typological Studies in Language, 91 . John Benjamins, Amsterdam, Netherlands, vii-xii.

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This volume contains a selection of 13 papers presented at the International Conference on "Focus in African Languages", which took place October 6-8, 2005, organized by members of the Collaborative Research Center on information structure¹ and the Center for General Linguistics (ZAS)² in Berlin. The conference brought together experts on several African languages around one common interface - the interaction of information structure and grammar.

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ISBN: 978-90-272-0672-5
Keywords: African languages, information structure, topic, focus, language typology
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2010 04:32
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