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Author Verkuyl, H. J., author

Title The compositional nature of tense, mood and aspect / Henk J. Verkuyl
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2022


Description 1 online resource (xx, 329 pages) : illustrations
Series Cambridge studies in linguistics ; 167
Cambridge studies in linguistics ; 167.
Summary "This book is written for linguists doing research in the domain of interaction between semantics, syntax and morphology focussed on tense, mood and aspect. The term linguists may include computational linguists, psycholinguists, SLA-linguists and even logicians focussed on the question of how their formal tools can be used for dealing with natural language. In a different use, the term linguists captures a variety of scholars from different persuasions such as categorial grammarians, minimalists, generativists in a broader sense, functional grammarians, cognitive grammarians, among many others. It also captures linguists working in the tradition of Discourse Representation Theory. For them the central notion of e(vent(uality)) is a primitive one, whereas in the present book the notion will be broken apart into different pieces of atemporal information that serve on different layers of phrase structure rendering a temporal 4 ultimately at the level of a tensed sentence"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 19, 2021)
Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Tense.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Mood.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Aspect.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Aspect
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Mood
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Tense
Gramàtica comparada.
Genre/Form Llibres electrònics.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021024737
ISBN 9781108997249