Fiedler, Ines, and Schwarz, Anne (2010) Introduction. In: The Expression of Information Structure: a documentation of its diversity across Africa. Typological Studies in Language, 91 . John Benjamins, Amsterdam, Netherlands, vii-xii.
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This volume contains a selection of 13 papers presented at the International Conference on "Focus in African Languages", which took place October 6-8, 2005, organized by members of the Collaborative Research Center on information structure¹ and the Center for General Linguistics (ZAS)² in Berlin. The conference brought together experts on several African languages around one common interface - the interaction of information structure and grammar.
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|Keywords:||African languages, information structure, topic, focus, language typology|
|FoR Codes:||20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) @ 50%|
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200403 Discourse and Pragmatics @ 50%
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