Ignacio Bosque (ed.)
Editorial/Institución editora: 
The Ohio State University Press
Estados Unidos
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Advances in the Analysis of Spanish Exclamatives is the first book of readings entirely devoted to Spanish exclamatives, a special sentence type often overlooked by contemporary linguists and neglected in standard grammatical descriptions. The seven essays in this volume, each by a leading specialist on the topic, scrutinize the syntax —as well as the semantic and pragmatic aspects— of exclamations on theoretical grounds.
The book begins by summarizing, commenting on, and evaluating previous descriptive and theoretical contributions on Spanish exclamatives. This introductory overview also contains a detailed classification of Spanish exclamative grammatical types, along with an analysis of their main properties. Throughout the book, special attention is devoted throughout to the syntactic structures displayed by exclamative patterns; the differences between exclamations and other speech acts (specifically questions and imperatives); the peculiar semantic denotation of exclamative words and their relationship to quantifiers denoting high degree; the semantics of adjectives and adverbs expressing extreme evaluation; the form and interpretation of negated and embedded exclamatives; the properties of optative utterances; and the different ways in which expressive contents are related to unexpected reactions of the speaker, as well as possible knowledge shared by interlocutors.

Chapter 1. Spanish Exclamatives in Perspective: A Survey of Properties, Classes, and Current Theoretical Issues
Ignacio Bosque

Chapter 2. Más-Support
Luis Sáez

Chapter 3. Optative Exclamatives in Spanish
Cristina Sánchez López

Chapter 4. Exclamatives in (Argentinian) Spanish and Their Next of Kin
Pascual José Masullo

Chapter 5. At-Issue Material in Spanish Degree Exclamatives. An Experimental Study
Xavier Villalba

Chapter 6. Exclamative Sentences and Extreme Degree Quantification
Raquel González Rodríguez

Chapter 7. Embedded Exclamatives and the Ingredients of Grounded Belief
Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach and Patricia Andueza

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Fecha de publicación: 
Martes, 14 febrero, 2017
14/02/2017 Publicaciones