Temporality: Universals and Variation


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Temporality surveys the ways in which languages of different types refer to past, present, and future events, through an in-depth examination of four major language types: tense-based English, tense-aspect-based Polish, aspect-based Chinese, and mood-based Kalaallisut. * Cutting-edge research on directly compositional dynamic semantics of languages with and without grammatical tense * New in-depth analysis of temporal, aspectual, modal, as well as nominal discourse reference * Presents a novel logical language for ...

Temporality: Universals and Variation 2014, Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd), Chicester

ISBN-13: 9781405190398