Show simple item record Barberà, Gemma Cabredo Hofherr, Patricia Quer, Josep, 1965- 2020-05-07T11:01:53Z 2020-05-07T11:01:53Z 2018
dc.identifier.citation Barberà G, Cabredo P, Quer J. Agent-backgrounding in Catalan Sign Language (LSC). Sign Lang Linguist. 2018 Dec;21(2):334-49. DOI: 10.1075/
dc.identifier.issn 1387-9316
dc.description.abstract This paper examines backgrounding strategies for human agents in Catalan Sign Language, that is, constructions featuring human agents that are non-referential. We identify and analyze four types of agent-backgrounding strategies: subjectless constructions, indefinite pronouns, the impersonal axis, and general nouns. Extending on previous work, we offer a description and a semantico-pragmatic analysis of each construction.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was partly supported by the Franco-German ANR-DFG project ‘Towards a typology of human impersonal pronoun’ (ANR-11-FRAL-0011, 2012-15); the SIGN-HUB project, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 693349; the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and FEDER Funds (FFI2015-68594-P); and the Government of the Generalitat de Catalunya (2017 SGR 01478).
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher John Benjamins Publishing
dc.relation.ispartof Sign Language and Linguistics. 2018 Dec;21(2):334-49
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dc.title Agent-backgrounding in Catalan Sign Language (LSC)
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.subject.keyword Backgrounding
dc.subject.keyword Catalan Sign Language (LSC)
dc.subject.keyword Generic human nouns
dc.subject.keyword Impersonal axis
dc.subject.keyword Impersonal reference
dc.subject.keyword Indefinite pronoun and R-impersonals
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/693349
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/1PE/FFI2015-68594-P
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion

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