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LINGUIST List 17.2487

Tue Sep 05 2006

Books: Syntax: Declerck, Reed

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, The Grammar of the English Verb Phrase: Declerck, Reed


Message 1: The Grammar of the English Verb Phrase: Declerck, Reed
Date: 05-Sep-2006
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: The Grammar of the English Verb Phrase: Declerck, Reed


Title: The Grammar of the English Verb Phrase. Volume 1: the Grammar of
the English Tense System
Subtitle: A Comprehensive Analysis
Series Title: Topics in English Linguistics / The Grammar of the English Verb Phrase 60.1
Published: 2006
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
                http://www.mouton-publishers.com

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/rs/bookSingle.cfm?id=IS-311018589X-1&l=E

Author: Renaat Declerck, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Author: Susan Reed, University of Leuven
Hardback: ISBN: 311018589X Pages: 846 Price: Europe EURO 168.00 Comment: for USA, Canada, Mexico US$ 226.80
Abstract:

The Grammar of the English Tense System forms the first volume of a four-
volume set, The Grammar of the English Verb Phrase. The other volumes,
to appear over the next few years, will deal with mood and modality, aspect
and voice.

The first volume provides a grammar of tense which can be used both as an
advanced reference grammar and as a scientific study which can act as a
basis for and stimulus to further research. It provides not only a wealth of
data but also a unique framework for the study of the English tense system,
which achieves great predictive and explanatory power on the basis of a
limited number of relatively simple rules.

The book moves from a detailed exploration of the meaning and use of
individual tenses to a thorough analysis of the way in which tenses function
together as sets, and finally to a detailed examination of tenses in, and
tenses interacting with, temporal adverbials. Original data is used frequently
throughout the book to illustrate the theory discussed.

THE FOLLOWING VOLUMES ARE IN PREPARATION:

Volume 2. Renaat Declerck, Ilse Depraetere, Susan Reed in collaboration with Bert Cappelle and An Verhulst: The Grammar of the English Modal System (2008)

Volume 3. Renaat Declerck, Ilse Depraetere, Susan Reed, Christopher Williams: The Grammar of the English Aspectual System (2010)

Volume 4. Renaat Declerck, Ilse Depreaetere: The Grammar of the English Voice System (2013)

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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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