Seminal Publications

Bayer, Josef. 2006. Wh-in-situ. In M. Everaert & H. van Riemsdijk (eds.), The Blackwell companion to
syntax, volume V. Oxford: Blackwell. DOI. 10.1111/b.9781405114851.2005.00080.x.

Bayer, Josef & Hans-Georg Obenauer. 2011. Discourse particles, clause structure, and question types. The
Linguistic Review 28(4). 449-91.

Biezma, Maria. 2009. Alternative vs. polar questions: The cornering effect. Proceedings of Semantics and
Linguistic Theory (SALT) XIX. 37-54. DOI:

Biezma, Maria & Kyle Rawlins. 2012. Responding to alternative and polar questions. Linguistics and
Philosophy 35. 361-406.

Braun, Bettina, Nicole Dehé, Jana Neitsch, Daniela Wochner & Katharina Zahner. 2019. The prosody of rhetorical and information-seeking questions in German. Language and Speech 62(4): 779-807.   article available here

Dehé, Nicole, Daniela Wochner & Marieke Einfeldt. 2022. The interaction of discourse markers and prosody in rhetorical questions in German. Journal of Linguistics. (Online First View, Open Access)

Dehé, Nicole & Daniela Wochner. 2022 (online first). Voice quality and speaking rate in Icelandic rhetorical questions. Nordic Journal of Linguistics (Open Access).

Dehé, Nicole & Bettina Braun. 2020. The intonation of information seeking and rhetorical questions in Icelandic. Journal of Germanic Linguistics 32(1): 1-42.  article available here

Han, Chung-hye & Maribel Romero. 2004a. The syntax of whether/Q… or Questions: Ellipsis combined with
movement. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 22(3). 527-564.

Romero, Maribel & Chung-Hye Han. 2004b. On negative yes/no questions. Linguistics and Philosophy 27(5).

Romero, Maribel. 2006. Biased Yes/No questions: The role of verum. Sprache und Datenverarbeitung 30(1).

Zahner-Ritter, Katharina, Yiya Chen, Nicole Dehé & Bettina Braun. 2022. Prosodic differences between rhetorical and information-seeking questions in Standard Chinese. Journal of Phonetics. (Online First View, Open Access)

Zahner-Ritter, Katharina, Marieke Einfeldt, Daniela Wochner, Angela James, Nicole Dehé & Bettina Braun. 2022. Three kinds of rising-falling contours in German wh-questions: Evidence from form and function. Frontiers in Communication 7 (Open Access).