Andrés Saab

List of John Benjamins publications for which Andrés Saab plays a role.

Book series


Subjects Romance linguistics | Theoretical linguistics


Kaminszczik, Sonia and Andrés Saab 2017 Chapter 8. Locality constraints on θ-theory: Evidence from Spanish ditransitivesRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 12: Selected papers from the 45th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Campinas, Brazil, Lopes, Ruth E.V., Juanito Ornelas de Avelar and Sonia M. L. Cyrino (eds.), pp. 111–126 | Chapter
We focus on a pattern of Spanish se-reflexivization in ditransitive contexts that has not received due attention in the previous literature, namely, the impossibility of reflexivizing the direct object in presence of a dative clitic. In doing so, we will argue in favor of a particular long-distance… read more
Saab, Andrés and Pablo Zdrojewski 2012 Anti-repair effects under ellipsis: Diagnosing (post-)syntactic clitics in SpanishRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2010: Selected papers from 'Going Romance' Leiden 2010, Franco, Irene, Sara Lusini and Andrés Saab (eds.), pp. 177–202 | Article
This paper centers on the nature of clitic doubling in River Plate Spanish. We present some novel empirical observations regarding clitic doubling and its relation with extraction and ellipsis. Concretely, we show that clitic doubling ameliorates some island effects. However, this repair effect… read more
This paper focuses on the morphosyntax of a kind of verbal duplication attested in River Plate Spanish (e.g. Vení acá, vení Lit: ‘come here come’). One striking property of this construction is that it requires that the duplicated verbs not be adjacent. I show that verbal duplication in River Plate… read more
Kornfeld, Laura and Andrés Saab 2004 Nominal Ellipsis and Morphological Structure in SpanishRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2002: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’, Groningen, 28–30 November 2002, Bok-Bennema, Reineke, Bart Hollebrandse, Brigitte Kampers-Manhe and Petra Sleeman (eds.), pp. 183 ff. | Article