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Title Modality and mood in romance : modal interpretation, mood selection, and mood alternation / edited by Martin G. Becker and Eva-Maria Remberger
Published Berlin : De Gruyter, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 245 pages)
Series Linguistische Arbeiten, 0344-6727 ; 533
Linguistische Arbeiten (Max Niemeyer Verlag) ; 533
Contents Modality and mood in Romance: an introduction / Martin G. Becker & Eva-Maria Remberger -- Modal readings of sentence connectives in German and Portuguese / Hardarik Blühdorn & Tinka Reichmann -- 'Modal uses' of the Italian imperfetto and the Spanish imperfecto: a comparison / Sarah Dessi Schmid -- Modal non-finite relatives in Romance / Ion Giurgea & Elena Soare -- Epistemic modality and evidentiality and their determination on a deictic basis / Gerda Haßler -- Where mood, modality and illocution meet: the morphosyntax of Romance conjectures / Mario Sqartini -- Modality, context change potential and mood selection in European Portuguese / Rui Marques -- On the (un)stability of mood distribution in Romance / Josep Quer -- Grammaticalization and language comparison in the Romance mood system / Jan Lindschouw -- Principles of mood change in evaluative contexts: the case of French / Martin G. Becker
Summary This collective volume contains a selection of research contributions, presented at the 30th Deutscher Romanistentag [German Conference on Romance languages and literatures] in 2007 in Vienna in the section "Mood and Modality in Romance". The Romance languages studied here include Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Catalan and French. All contributions thematically explore the status and importance of modality and mood and their reciprocal relationships with reference to theoretical approaches
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Romance languages -- Modality.
Romance languages -- Mood.
Form Electronic book
Author Becker, Martin G.
Remberger, Eva-Maria.
ISBN 128316552X
3110234343 (electronic bk.)
9783110234343 (electronic bk.)