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Query:   Mood & Modality
Author:  Sharbani Banerji
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Semantics
Syntax

Summary:   Sometime back I had sent a posting to the LINGUIST, asking for
literature on Mood and Modality, which give a syntactico-semantic
analysis of the subject. Following persons replied

Ressy ai
1) Palmer (1986): (''Mood and Modality''. Cambridge: Cambridge University
Press.)
2) Her proposal for this subject for the summer fellowship in UCI
(University of California, Irvine.)

Chungmin Lee : clee@snu.ac.kr

1) Lee, Chungmin (1988) Speech Act Terms and Mood Indicators (in Korean),
Acta Linguistica Hungarica 38, 127-141.

2) Lee, Chungmin (1975) Embedded Performatives, Langauge 51, 105-108.

3) Lee, Chungmin (1973) The Korean Modalities in the Speech Act, Michigan
Papers in Linguistics 2, 87-95

4) Lee, Chungmin (1995) The Development of Mood and Modality in Korean, In
E. Fava (ed) Speech Acts and Linguistic Research, Padova: Edicioni Nemo.
Chungmin Lee
Professor
Dept of Linguistics &
Cognitive Science Program
Director, Institute for Cognitive Science
Seoul National University
Seoul 151-742, KOREA


Ken Hughes
hughes@unixg.ubc.ca

He did a thesis a few years back which argues for a ''bi-clausal''
analysis
of modal auxiliary verbs, and discusses a range of issues such as:

o semantic emptiness and the pivotal role of infinitival TO w.r.t.
non-finite (i.e. tenseless) nested propositions, including a survey
of the range of the types of modality in English (following Palmer);

o some brief address to using Husserl's transcendental phenemenology
for a constrained version of intentionality to address some of
the semantic issues.

He sent the addresses of the following websites :
1) A summary and pdf doc at
http://www.educ.ubc.ca/courses/hughes

2)A brief paper that was accepted for the current Verona Conference on
Modality at
http://www.interchange.ubc.ca/hughes/hughesVerona.pdf

Thank you very much.

Ken Hughes web addresses turned out to be most valuable, because I was able
to download his thesis and the papers from there. Palmer's book I already
have. I couldnot get the papers of Chunmin Lee.
Some people wanted me to pass on the literature that I receive.
Unfortunately I can't, since I didnot get them. If I do, I will,
for sure.
If some more web addresses can be suggested, so that I can download
from there, I'll be really grateful.

Thanx in advance .
Sharbani Banerji
sharbe@vsnl.net
(Contact address):
D-84, 'Matri Mandir',
Sector-IX, New Vijay Nagar,
Ghaziabad-201,009, U.P.
India.

C/o Centre for Applied Linguistics & Translation Studies
University of Hyderabad,
Hyderabad-500,046, India.

LL Issue: 12.2238
Date Posted: 13-Sep-2001
Original Query: Read original query


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