Georg Kaiser

List of John Benjamins publications for which Georg Kaiser plays a role.


Kaiser, Georg and Michael Zimmermann 2011 On the decrease in subject-verb inversion in French declarativesThe Development of Grammar: Language acquisition and diachronic change, Rinke, Esther and Tanja Kupisch (eds.), pp. 355–381 | Article
This paper discusses the evolution of subject-verb inversion in declarative root clauses in French. The frequent occurrence of such constructions in Medieval French is generally accounted for in terms of a V2 analysis, and their marginality in Modern French is attributed to the loss of V2. Given… read more