Carsten Breul

List of John Benjamins publications for which Carsten Breul plays a role.


Comparative and Contrastive Studies of Information Structure

Edited by Carsten Breul and Edward Göbbel

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 165] 2010. xii, 306 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics
Subjects Discourse studies | Generative linguistics | Phonetics | Pragmatics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Breul, Carsten 2010 On the foundations of the contrastive study of information structureComparative and Contrastive Studies of Information Structure, Breul, Carsten and Edward Göbbel (eds.), pp. 277–304 | Article
The paper presents some ideas on the delineation of a more specific contrastive approach to information structure analysis within the larger and more loosely circumscribed comparative area. It will be argued that this delineation can be effected by emphasising the methodological role of the notion… read more
Breul, Carsten, Edward Göbbel and Alexander Thiel 2010 IntroductionComparative and Contrastive Studies of Information Structure, Breul, Carsten and Edward Göbbel (eds.), pp. 1–14 | Article
Despite increasingly numerous works dealing with issues of information structure from a cross-linguistic perspective, contrastive information structure analysis is not an established field of research yet. The paper aims at showing that it is worthwhile staking out and exploring such a field.… read more
Breul, Carsten 2007 Focus structure, movement to spec-Foc and syntactic processingOn Information Structure, Meaning and Form: Generalizations across languages, Schwabe, Kerstin and Susanne Winkler (eds.), pp. 255–274 | Article
Breul, Carsten 2007 A relevance-theoretic view on issues in the history of clausal connectivesConnectives in the History of English, Lenker, Ursula and Anneli Meurman-Solin (eds.), pp. 167–192 | Article