Vittorio Tantucci

List of John Benjamins publications for which Vittorio Tantucci plays a role.


Different Slants on Grammaticalization

Edited by Sylvie Hancil and Vittorio Tantucci

[Studies in Language Companion Series, 232] 2023. vi, 284 pp.
Subjects Historical linguistics | Theoretical linguistics


Tantucci, Vittorio and Aiqing Wang 2023 Chapter 2. From fear to reason: Grammaticalization as dependency vs expansion of the Mandarin apprehensive 怕 pàDifferent Slants on Grammaticalization, Hancil, Sylvie and Vittorio Tantucci (eds.), pp. 50–73 | Chapter
In this study we support the view that grammaticalization can unfold both in the form of increased dependency and increased expansion (cf. Traugott & Trousdale 2013), even when originating from the same original lexeme. We provide the case study of the Mandarin apprehensive verb 怕 pà … read more
Tantucci, Vittorio and Sylvie Hancil 2023 IntroductionDifferent Slants on Grammaticalization, Hancil, Sylvie and Vittorio Tantucci (eds.), pp. 1–18 | Chapter
Culpeper, Jonathan, Samuel J. Oliver and Vittorio Tantucci 2021 Politeness reciprocity in Shakespeare’s dialogue: The case of thanksHistorical Pragmatics today: Articles in honour of Andreas H. Jucker, Taavitsainen, Irma and Jonathan Culpeper (eds.), pp. 202–224 | Article
Recently, it has been proposed that (im)politeness in interaction today is governed in large part by a Principle of (Im)politeness Reciprocity (Culpeper and Tantucci 2021). This paper investigates whether politeness reciprocity works similarly in early modern English – specifically, in the plays… read more
This paper discusses the new aktionsart of traversativity, here defined as the category marking the phase of ‘getting-through’ an event or a situation. Different from completives and resultatives (cf. Bybee et al. 1994), traversatives do not profile a phasal contiguity with the telos of a… read more