[See also my publication profile on Google Scholar Citations]


(comments welcome!)

Altshuler, D. and E. Maier (2018). Death on the Freeway: Imaginative resistance as narrator accommodation. Ms.

Maier, E. (2018). Quotes as complements: A Kratzerian approach. Ms.

Bary, C. and E. Maier (2017). Eventive and evidential speech reports. [first version, June 2017, to be drastically revised]

In press / to appear

Maier, E. (2017). Lying and Fiction. To appear in The Oxford Handbook of Lying, edited by Jörg Meibauer.

Maier, E. (2017). Quotation, Demonstration, and Attraction in Sign Language Role Shift. A comment on Schlenker's Visible Meaning: Sign Language and the Foundations of Semantics for Theoretical Linguistics [Jan 2017].

Maier, E. (2017). Mixed Quotation. To appear in The Companion to Semantics., edited by Matthewson, Meier, Rullman, Zimmerman. Wiley Blackwell. [3rd version, Sept 2017]


Köder, F. and E. Maier (2018). The advantage of story-telling: Children's interpretation of reported speech in narratives. Journal of Child Language 45(2). pp. 541-557. doi: 10.1017/S0305000917000344 (open access). [the experimental game can be accessed at


Maier, E. (2017). The pragmatics of attraction: explaining unquotation in direct and free indirect discourse. In The Semantics and Pragmatics of Quotation, edited by Paul Saka and Michael Johnson. Berlin: Springer. pp. 259-280. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-68747-6_9

Maier, E. (2017). Fictional names in psychologistic semantics. Theoretical Linguistics 43(1-2). pp. doi: 10.1515/tl-2017-0001. With commentaries (all together):

And my reply:

Köder, F. and E. Maier (2017). When you isn't you. The attraction of self­-ascription in children’s interpretation of pronouns in reported speech. Glossa. 2(1), pp.1-17. doi: 10.5334/gjgl.187 (open access) [the tablet version of the experimental game can be accessed at]

Maier, E. (2017). Referential dependencies between conflicting attitudes. Journal of Philosophical Logic 46(2). pp. 141-167. doi: 10.1007/s10992-016-9397-7 (open access)


Maier, E. (2016). A plea against monsters. Grazer Philosophische Studien 93 pp.363-395. doi: 10.1163/18756735-09303003

Maier, E. (2016). Attitudes and Mental Files in Discourse Representation Theory. Review of Philosophy and Psychology. 7(2), pp. 473-490. doi: 10.1007/s13164-015-0296-6 (open access)

Maier, E. (2016). Why my I is your you: On the communication of de se attitudes. In: M. García-Carpintero and S. Torre (eds.) About Oneself: De Se Thought and Communication, Oxford University Press. pp. 220-245. doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713265.001.0001

Geurts, B., D. Beaver, and E. Maier (2016). Discourse Representation Theory. In: The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2016 Edition), E. Zalta (ed.),

Köder, F. and E. Maier (2016) Children mix direct and indirect speech: Evidence from pronoun comprehension. (prefinal version) Journal of Child Language 43(4), pp. 843-866. doi: 10.1017/S0305000915000318 [the experimental game can be accessed at]


Maier, E. and C. Bary (2015). Three puzzles about negation in non-canonical speech reports. In: Proceedings of the 20th Amsterdam Colloquium.

Maier, E., A. de Koster, and J. Spenader (2015). Simulating prosody in free indirect speech: A reading study. In: Lestrade et al. (eds.) Addenda: artikelen voor Ad Foolen. pp. 263-273.

Köder, Franziska, E. Maier, and P. Hendriks (2015). Perspective shift increases processing effort of pronouns: A comparison between direct and indirect speech. (prefinal version) OnlineFirst in Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. doi: 10.1080/23273798.2015.1047460

Maier, E. (2015). Parasitic Attitudes. Linguistics & Philosophy 38(3). pp. 205-236. (open access) doi: 10.1007/s10988-015-9174-z

Maier, E. (2015). Quotation and Unquotation in Free Indirect Discourse. Mind & Language 30(3). pp. 345-373. doi: 10.1111/mila.12083

Maier, E. (2015). Reference, binding and presupposition: three perspectives on the semantics of proper names. Erkenntnis 80(2) pp. 313-333. doi: 10.1007/s10670-014-9702-1

Maier, E. (2015). Reported Speech in the Transition from Orality to Literacy. Glotta 91(1). pp. 152-170. doi:10.13109/glot.2015.91e.1.152


Maier, E. (2014). Pure Quotation. Philosophy Compass. 9(9). pp 615-630. doi: 10.1111/phc3.12149

Maier, E. (2014). Language Shifts in Free Indirect Discourse. Journal of Literary Semantics. 43(2) pp 143-167 doi: 10.1515/jls-2014-0010

Maier, E. (2014). Mixed Quotation: The grammar of apparently transparent opacity. Semantics & Pragmatics. 7(7) pp 1-67. (open access) doi: 10.3765/sp.7.7

Bary, C. & E. Maier (2014). Unembedded Indirect Discourse. Sinn und Bedeutung 18. pp. 77-94

Maier, E. (2014). Japanese reported speech: Towards an account of perspective shift as mixed quotation. In McCready, E., K. Yabushita, and K. Yoshimoto (eds) Formal Approaches to Semantics and Pragmatics, Springer. pp. 135-154. doi:10.1007/978-94-017-8813-7_7


Geurts, B. and E. Maier (2013). Layered Discourse Representation Theory. In Capone, A., F. Lo Piparo, and M. Carapezza (eds) Perspectives on Linguistic Pragmatics, Springer.

Maier, E. & de Schepper, K. (2013). Fake indexicals in Dutch: A counterexample to Kratzer (2009). Snippets 27(1). doi:10.7358/snip-2013-027-maie

Maier, E., K. de Schepper, & M. Zwets (2013). The Pragmatics of Person and Imperatives in Sign Language of The Netherlands. Research in Language 11(4). doi: 10.2478/rela-2013-0010


Maier, E. (2012). Switches between direct and indirect speech in ancient Greek. Journal of Greek Linguistics, 12(1), pp. 118-139. doi: 10.1163/156658412X649751


Maier, E. (2011). On the roads to de se. In Ashton, N., A. Chereches, and D. Lutz (eds) Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory 21.


Maier, E. (2010). Presupposing acquaintance: a unified semantics for de dicto, de re and de se belief reports. Linguistics and Philosophy, 32(5), 429-474. doi: 10.1007/s10988-010-9065-2.

Maier, E. (2010). Quoted imperatives. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 14. Vienna.


Maier, E. (2009). Proper names and indexicals trigger rigid presuppositions. Journal of Semantics 26, 253-315. doi: 10.1093/jos/ffp006.

Maier, E. (2009). Japanese Reported Speech: Against a Direct-Indirect Distinction. In H. Hattori et al. (Eds.), New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence (Vol. 5447, pp. 133-145). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-00609-8_13.

Bary, C., & Maier, E. (2009). The Dynamics of Tense under Attitudes – Anaphoricity and de se interpretation in the Backward Shifted Past. In H. Hattori et al. (Eds.), New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence (pp. 146-160). Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-00609-8_14.

Spenader, J., & Maier, E. (2009). Contrast as denial in multi-dimensional semantics. Journal of Pragmatics, 41(9), 1707-1726. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2008.10.005.

Maier, E. (2009). Iterated de re: A New Puzzle for the Relational Report Semantics. In A. Riester & T. Solstad (Eds.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 13 (pp. 347-355). Stuttgart.


Maier, E. (2008). What syntax doesn’t feed semantics: fake indexicals as indexicals. In M. Romero (Ed.), Proceedings of the ESSLLI 2008 workshop `What syntax feeds semantics?’. Hamburg.

Maier, E. (2008). Breaking Quotations. In K. Satoh et al. (Eds.), New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence (Vol. 4914, pp. 187-200). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-78197-4_18.


Maier, E. (2007). Mixed quotation: between use and mention. Proceedings of LENLS 2007. Miyazaki, Japan.

Maier, E. (2007). Quotation marks as monsters, or the other way around?. In M. Aloni et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixteenth Amsterdam Colloquium (pp. 145-150). Amsterdam.


Maier, E. (2006). Belief in context: towards a unified semantics of de re and de se attitude reports. Dept of Philosophy, Radboud University Nijmegen

Maier, E. (2006). Review of Elbourne (2006) "Situations and individuals". LINGUIST List.

2005 and older

Geurts, B., & Maier, E. (2005). Quotation in Context. Belgian Journal of Linguistics, 17(1), 109-128. doi: 10.1075/bjl.17.07geu.

Maier, E. (2005). De re and de se in quantified belief reports. Proceedings of ConSOLE XIII (pp. 211-229).

Maier, E., & van‍ ‍der Sandt, R. (2003). Denial and correction in Layered DRT. Proceedings of DiaBruck.

van der Sandt, R. & Maier, E. (2003). Denials in discourse.

Geurts, B., & Maier, E. (2003). Layered DRT. Nijmegen.

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