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The Resource Representing time : an essay on temporality as modality, K.M. Jaszczolt, (electronic resource)

Representing time : an essay on temporality as modality, K.M. Jaszczolt, (electronic resource)

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Representing time : an essay on temporality as modality
Title
Representing time
Title remainder
an essay on temporality as modality
Statement of responsibility
K.M. Jaszczolt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers a new approach to the representation of meaning of temporally-located utterances and discourses. Temporality, the author suggests, should be taken to mean degrees of certainty, understood in turn as degrees of acceptability concerning the eventuality referred to in the speaker's utterance. - ;Thinking and speaking about time is ridden with puzzles and paradoxes. How do human beings conceptualize time? Why, for example, does the availability of tense vary in different languages? How do the lines of information from tense, aspect, temporal adverbs, and context interact in the mi
Member of
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Jaszczolt, Katarzyna
Dewey number
415
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford linguistics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Modality (Linguistics)
Label
Representing time : an essay on temporality as modality, K.M. Jaszczolt, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-179) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; Figures; Abbreviations and symbols; Introduction: Thinking about time and living in time; 1 Real time and the concept of time; 2 Time as modality; 3 Semantic representation of time: A preamble; 4 Time in Default Semantics; Conclusion: 'Looking forward' into the future; References; Index
Control code
ocn428732033
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 192 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199214440
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612126031
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)428732033
Label
Representing time : an essay on temporality as modality, K.M. Jaszczolt, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-179) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; Figures; Abbreviations and symbols; Introduction: Thinking about time and living in time; 1 Real time and the concept of time; 2 Time as modality; 3 Semantic representation of time: A preamble; 4 Time in Default Semantics; Conclusion: 'Looking forward' into the future; References; Index
Control code
ocn428732033
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 192 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199214440
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612126031
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)428732033

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