By Luis López
syntax—-information-structure interplay and argues that this interplay happens on the section point, with a privileged function for the sting of the section. extra, he investigates phenomena about the syntax of gadgets in Romance and Germanic - accusative A, p-movement, clitic doubling,
scrambling, item shift - and indicates that there are cross-linguistic correlations among syntactic configuration and specificity, autonomous of discourse connectedness. the amount ends with a longer research of the syntax of dislocations in Romance.
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A Derivational Syntax for Information Structure (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics) by Luis López