Josef Bayer

List of John Benjamins publications for which Josef Bayer plays a role.

Book series


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

Linguistic Theory and South Asian Languages: Essays in honour of K. A. Jayaseelan

Edited by Josef Bayer, Tanmoy Bhattacharya and M.T. Hany Babu

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 102] 2007. x, 282 pp.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Broekhuis, Hans and Josef Bayer 2020 Clausal ellipsis: Deletion or selective spell-out?Linguistics in the Netherlands 2020, Tribushinina, Elena and Mark Dingemanse (eds.), pp. 23–37
This article compares two alternatives to the standard movement-and-deletion approach to clausal ellipsis, which postulates deletion of TP after the remnants of ellipsis are (sometimes exceptionally) A′-moved into the left periphery of the clause. One alternative is the in-situ approach, which… read more | Article
Bayer, Josef and Andreas Trotzke 2015 The derivation and interpretation of left peripheral discourse particlesDiscourse-oriented Syntax, Bayer, Josef, Roland Hinterhölzl and Andreas Trotzke (eds.), pp. 13–40
German discourse particles are known to appear in clause-medial position and to resist displacement to the left or to the right. Nevertheless, there seems to be an exception: discourse particles in interrogatives can be moved to the left as a consequence of forming a constituent with a wh-phrase.… read more | Article
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
Wh-movement is less uniform than suggested by the standard theory of generative grammar. Bavarian provides evidence that word-size wh-operators have syntactic as well as phonological properties of functional heads rather than genuine phrases. At the core of the analysis is the intuition that… read more | Article
Bayer, Josef 2010 Wh-drop and recoverabilityStructure Preserved: Studies in syntax for Jan Koster, Zwart, C. Jan-Wouter and Mark de Vries (eds.), pp. 31–40
Bayer, Josef, Tanmoy Bhattacharya and M.T. Hany Babu 2007 IntroductionLinguistic Theory and South Asian Languages: Essays in honour of K. A. Jayaseelan, Bayer, Josef, Tanmoy Bhattacharya and M.T. Hany Babu (eds.), pp. 1–11
Bayer, Josef, Tanja Schmid and Markus Bader 2005 Clause Union and Clausal PositionThe Function of Function Words and Functional Categories, Dikken, Marcel den and Christina Tortora (eds.), pp. 79–113
Bayer, Josef 2004 3. Non-nominative subjects in comparisonNon-nominative Subjects: Volume 1, Bhaskararao, Peri and Karumuri V. Subbarao (eds.), pp. 49 ff.
Bayer, Josef 1999 Bound Focus or How can Association with Focus be Achieved without Going Semantically Astray?The Grammar of Focus, Rebuschi, Georges and Laurice Tuller (eds.), pp. 55 ff.
Bayer, Josef 1997 CP-Extraposition as Argument ShiftRightward Movement, Beermann, Dorothee, David LeBlanc and Henk van Riemsdijk (eds.), pp. 37 ff.
Bayer, Josef 1990 Interpretive Islands: Evidence for Connectedness and Global Harmony in Logical formScrambling and Barriers, Grewendorf, Günther and Wolfgang Sternefeld (eds.), pp. 341 ff.
Bayer, Josef 1986 Review of Safir (1985): Studies in Language 10:1, pp. 167–185