Ermenegildo Bidese

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ermenegildo Bidese plays a role.


Theoretical Approaches to Linguistic Variation

Edited by Ermenegildo Bidese, Federica Cognola and Manuela Caterina Moroni

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 234] 2016. vii, 376 pp.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Historical linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Cognola, Federica, Manuela Caterina Moroni and Ermenegildo Bidese 2022 Chapter 8. A comparative study of German auch and Italian anche: Functional convergences and structural differencesParticles in German, English, and Beyond, Gergel, Remus, Ingo Reich and Augustin Speyer (eds.), pp. 209–242 | Chapter
In this paper we carry out a systematic comparison between the German and Italian particles auch and anche (meaning “also”) and provide a formal account of the data couched within the cartographic approach to syntax (Cinque 1999; Rizzi 1997; Cinque & Rizzi 2010). Based on the available… read more
One of the main pedagogical objectives for language learners at high proficiency levels is to use ‘cohesive devices’ when writing a text or conducting a conversation. Usually, curricula stress the importance of clause-internal cohesion (by means such as connectives: and, but, when, because, etc.). read more
Bidese, Ermenegildo, Federica Cognola and Manuela Caterina Moroni 2016 Introduction: Triggers for language variationTheoretical Approaches to Linguistic Variation, Bidese, Ermenegildo, Federica Cognola and Manuela Caterina Moroni (eds.), pp. 1–22 | Article
Cognola, Federica and Ermenegildo Bidese 2016 On language acquisition and language change: Is transmission failure favoured in multilingual heritage contexts?Theoretical Approaches to Linguistic Variation, Bidese, Ermenegildo, Federica Cognola and Manuela Caterina Moroni (eds.), pp. 337–370 | Article
Whether multilingual heritage settings can lead to imperfect language acquisition and language change is debated in the literature (Lightfoot 1991; Meisel 2010; Montrul 2004; Montrul & Potowski 2007; Pascual Y Cabo & Rothman 2012; Silva-Corvalán 1994; Sorace 2004). By investigating the syntax of… read more
Bidese, Ermenegildo 2011 Revisiting the Wackernagelposition: The evolution of the Cimbrian pronominal systemStudies on German-Language Islands, Putnam, Michael T. (ed.), pp. 347–368 | Article
The present contribution reconstructs the development of the personal object pronouns of Cimbrian, a German dialect spoken in Northern Italy which evolved many centuries in close contact with northern Italy's Romance dialects. With reference to their functional status and their clausal position we… read more