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LINGUIST List 16.3316

Thu Nov 17 2005

Books: Semantics/Syntax, English/German: Trautwein

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, The Time Window of Language: Trautwein


Message 1: The Time Window of Language: Trautwein
Date: 15-Nov-2005
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: The Time Window of Language: Trautwein


Title: The Time Window of Language
Subtitle: The Interaction between Linguistic and Non-linguistic Knowledge in the Temporal Interpretation of German and English Texts
Series Title: Language, Context and Cognition 2
Published: 2005
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
                http://www.mouton-publishers.com

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.de/rs/bookSingle.cfm?id=IS-3110182130-1&l=E

Author: MArtin Trautwein, University of Leipzig, Germany
Hardback: ISBN: 3110182130 Pages: xxii, 387 Price: Europe EURO 98.00
Hardback: ISBN: 3110182130 Pages: xxii, 387 Price: U.S. $ 98.00 Comment: for USA, Canada, Mexico
Abstract:

Focusing on English and German examples, the study deals with the temporal
interpretation of texts in non-aspect languages. With regard to linguistic
form, grammar provides three primary sources of temporal information: the
lexical semantics of verb-argument structures and adverb-like modifiers,
the compositional rules that control how the temporal and aspectual
information of constituents merges into complex semantic units, and the
system of tense and aspect. This work demonstrates how both the linguistic
and the non-linguistic knowledge interact in the reconstruction of temporal
coherence. This innovative study presents a unified account of the
semantics of temporality which treats the varying grammatical factors
(aspectual classes, tense, and discourse structure) in a systematic way.

MARTIN TRAUTWEIN is a researcher at the Institute for Formal Ontology and
Medical Information Science at the University of Leipzig, Germany.

This book is published by Walter de Gruyter.

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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            German, Standard (deu)

Written In: English (eng )

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