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Title: The Oxford handbook of Tense and Aspect
Edited By: Robert I Binnick
URL: http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Linguistics/TheoreticalDescriptiveLinguistic/?v
Description:

Tense and aspect are means by which language refers to time-how an event
takes place in the past, present, or future. They play a key role in understanding
the grammar and structure of all languages, and interest in them reaches across
linguistics. 'The Oxford Handbook of Tense and Aspect' is a comprehensive,
authoritative, and accessible guide to the topics and theories that currently form
the front line of research into tense, aspect, and related areas. The volume
contains 36 chapters, divided into 6 sections, written by internationally known
experts in theoretical linguistics.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780195381979
Pages: 1128
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