Roland Hinterhölzl

List of John Benjamins publications for which Roland Hinterhölzl plays a role.


Discourse-oriented Syntax

Edited by Josef Bayer, Roland Hinterhölzl and Andreas Trotzke

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 226] 2015. v, 253 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Generative linguistics | Pragmatics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


The paper addresses word order change in the history of English and proposes a novel account arguing that an intricate combination of two factors led to the pertinent changes. In particular, I will address the data and generalisations in Kroch and Taylor (2000) and outline a scenario that may be… read more
Hinterhölzl, Roland 2016 On the variable nature of head final effects in German and English: An interface accountTheoretical Approaches to Linguistic Variation, Bidese, Ermenegildo, Federica Cognola and Manuela Caterina Moroni (eds.), pp. 177–202 | Article
The paper investigates head final effects (HF-effects) in German and English and argues that the syntactic configuration that underlies them gives rise to three different types of violations in the interfaces. It is shown that HF-effects are either morphological or prosodic in nature. A diagnostics… read more
Bayer, Josef, Roland Hinterhölzl and Andreas Trotzke 2015 Issues in discourse-oriented syntaxDiscourse-oriented Syntax, Bayer, Josef, Roland Hinterhölzl and Andreas Trotzke (eds.), pp. 1–12 | Article
Hinterhölzl, Roland and Nicola Munaro 2015 On the interpretation of modal particles in non-assertive speech acts in German and BelluneseDiscourse-oriented Syntax, Bayer, Josef, Roland Hinterhölzl and Andreas Trotzke (eds.), pp. 41–70 | Article
In this article, we analyze the syntactic and semantic properties of modal particles appearing in non-assertive speech acts in German and in Bellunese. We propose that modal particles in exclamations and special questions function as evidential markers interacting with the evaluative component to… read more
In this paper, I argue that the distinction between OV and VO word orders should not be accounted for by a distinction in the base. More specifically, I argue that this distinction can be reduced to the workings of two parallel interface conditions that define the optimal mapping from syntax to PF… read more
Frascarelli, Mara and Roland Hinterhölzl 2007 Types of topics in German and ItalianOn Information Structure, Meaning and Form: Generalizations across languages, Schwabe, Kerstin and Susanne Winkler (eds.), pp. 87–116 | Article
Hinterhölzl, Roland 2002 7. Remnant movement and partial deletionDimensions of Movement: From features to remnants, Alexiadou, Artemis, Elena Anagnostopoulou, Sjef Barbiers and Hans-Martin Gärtner (eds.), pp. 127–149 | Chapter
Hinterhölzl, Roland 2000 Licensing Movement and Stranding in the West Germanic OV LanguagesThe Derivation of VO and OV, Svenonius, Peter (ed.), pp. 293 ff. | Article