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Title: English Modality
Subtitle: Core, Periphery and Evidentiality
Edited By: Johan van der Auwera
Juana I. Marín-Arrese
Marta Carretero
Jorge Arús Hita
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/182779?format=G
Series Title: Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] 81
Description:

The book presents new issues and areas of work in modality and evidentiality in English(es), and in relation to other European languages (French, Galician, Lithuanian, Spanish). Given the complexity of the relations among modal and evidential expressions, their constant diachronic evolution, and the variation found in different English-speaking areas, and in different genres and discourse domains, the volume addresses the following issues: the conceptual nature of modality, the relationship between the domains of modality and evidentiality, the evolution and current status of the modal auxiliaries and other modal expressions, the relationship with neighbouring grammatical categories (tense, aspect, mood), and the variation in different discourse domains and genres, in modelling stance and discourse identities.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Pragmatics
Semantics
Typology
Subject Language(s): English
French
Galician
Lithuanian
Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110286212
Pages: 449
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110286328
Pages: 449
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95