Leonetti & Escandell La estructura informativa

Chapter by Xavier in the edited volume "La estructura informativa"

Xavier Villalba (2021) "La estructura informativa. En la interfaz entre la sintaxis y la semántica", in Manuel Leonetti & M. Victoria Escandell-Vidal (eds.) La estructura informativa. Madrid: Visor. 185-216.


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