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A comparative perspective on the evolution of Romance clausal structure

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The article presents a comparative analysis of the diachronic evolution of Romance clausal structure from Classical Latin through to the late medieval period, with particular reference to the Verb Second (V2) property. In the medieval period three distinct diachronic stages can be identified as regards V2: a C-VSO stage attested in Old Sardinian, a 'relaxed' V2 stage across Early Medieval Romance and maintained into 13th and 14th century Occitan and Sicilian, and a 'strict' V2 stage attested ...

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10.1075/dia.33.4.02wol

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
French
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Author
Publisher:
John Benjamins Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Diachronica: international journal for historical linguistics Journal website
Volume:
33
Issue:
4
Pages:
461-502
Publication date:
2016-10-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-01
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ISSN:
1569-9714
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655042
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uuid:8fd988df-caa0-472f-9c80-bf483792e00b
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pubs:655042
Deposit date:
2016-10-25

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