LINGUIST List 12.2464

Thu Oct 4 2001

Books: Transformational Grammar

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  1. Jessica Balaschak, Transformational Syntax: Van der Auwera

Message 1: Transformational Syntax: Van der Auwera

Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2001 10:42:00 -0400
From: Jessica Balaschak <>
Subject: Transformational Syntax: Van der Auwera

John Benjamins Publishing would like to announce the publication of the 
following title in the field of Transformational Syntax:

Modal Verbs in Germanic and Romance Languages.
Johan van der Auwera (University of Antwerp), Patrick Dendale (University 
of Antwerp) (eds.)
Belgian Journal of Linguistics 14

United States and Canada: 1 58811 145 8 / USD 41.00 (Paperback)
Rest of world: 90 272 2674 1 / NLG 90.00 (Paperback)

The Belgian Journal of Linguistics is a yearly publication devoted to a 
specific theme determined by the topics of the meetings of the Linguistic 
Society of Belgium.

Table of Contents

Johan van der Auwera and Patrick Dendale

Delia Bentley
Metonomy and Metaphor in the Evolution of Modal Verbs: Evidence from 

Gabriele Diewald
A Basic Semantic Template for Lexical and Grammaticalized Uses of the 
German Modals

Kleanthes K. Grohmann
Null Modals in Germanic (and Romance): Infinitival Exclamatives

Jacqueline Gueron
>From Need to Necessity: A Syntactic Path to Modality

Javier Gutierrez-Rexach
The Semanitcs of Spanish Permission Sentences: A Dynamic Account

Paul Larreya
Modal Verbs and the Expression of Futurity in English, French and Italian

Tanja Mortelmans
On the 'Evidential' Nature of the 'Epistemic' Use of the German Modals 
mussen and sollen

Virginia Motopanyane and Larisa Avram
The Syntax of putea and its Mixed Typology

Fatima Oliveira
Some Issues about the Protuguese Modals dever and poder

Aurelia Usoniene
On the Modality of the English Verbs of Seeming

Mieke Van Herreweghe
*Motan in The Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records

Maria Eugenia Vazquez-Laslop
Epistemic prometer and Full Deontic Modal Verbs
Jessica Balaschak
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