List of John Benjamins publications for which Björn Lundquist plays a role.
Variable V2 in Norwegian heritage language: An effect of crosslinguistic influence? Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 13:2, pp. 133–1622023
This paper discusses possible attrition of verb second (V2) word order in Norwegian heritage language by investigating a corpus of spontaneous speech produced by 50 2nd–4th generation heritage speakers in North America. The study confirms previous findings that V2 word order is generally stable in… read more | Article
Contact, animacy, and affectedness in Germanic Comparative Germanic Syntax: The state of the art, Ackema, Peter, Rhona Alcorn, Caroline Heycock, Dany Jaspers, Jeroen van Craenenbroeck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (eds.), pp. 223–2482012
This paper takes as its starting point the striking and systematic variation in the expression of direct objects in English, Swedish and German with respect to verbs of surface contact like ‘kick’. While in English, kick can easily appear with an inanimate object as in kick the door, in Swedish and… read more | Article