Ilse Magnus

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ilse Magnus plays a role.


Magnus, Ilse 2014 The distribution of adverbials in declarative sentences in FrenchNon-Nuclear Cases, Delbecque, Nicole, Karen Lahousse and Willy Van Langendonck (eds.), pp. 173–216 | Article
This paper examines the distribution of different classes of adverbials within French declarative sentences, and links it to information structure. First, each position hosting an adverbial within a French declarative sentence is shown to be specialized for (a) specific type(s) of adverbial(s).… read more
Magnus, Ilse et Isabelle Peeters 2010 Les systèmes prépositionnels en français et en néerlandais: Les emplois nouveaux de sur et leurs traductions en néerlandaisFrench Syntax in Contrast, Lahousse, Karen, Béatrice Lamiroy and Kristel Van Goethem (eds.), pp. 224–238 | Article
The French spatial preposition sur (‘on’) has recently developed new spatial usages. It has evolved from expressing a spatial configuration of superposition to also expressing extent and even a location which is merely relational. The aim of our study is to provide evidence for the hypothesis of… read more
Magnus, Ilse 2008 The position of adverbials and the pragmatic organization of the sentence: A comparison of French and DutchLanguages and Cultures in Contrast and Comparison, Gómez González, María de los Ángeles, J. Lachlan Mackenzie and Elsa M. González Álvarez (eds.), pp. 89–120 | Article
This paper presents a comparative study of the positions adverbials can occupy within a declarative sentence in French and Dutch. The theoretical assumption is that sentence constituents can be classified as either focusable or not, and that these concepts can also be applied to the entire sentence. read more
The description of the French sentence structure is based on the contrast between arguments and adjuncts. In order to show that this contrast is confirmed by other linguistic facts, the organization of the French sentence is compared to that of Dutch. It is showed, firstly, how the comparison of… read more