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Perspectives on Aspect

Verkuyl, Henk J., De Swart, Henriette, Van Hout, Angeliek (Eds.)

2005, IX, 267 p.

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The aim of this book is two-fold: to offer a retrospective view on the past thirty years of research on aspectuality and temporality as well as to develop new perspectives on the future development of the field. Articles contain overviews of the development of the field and/or present the state of the art of current research, suggesting new and upcoming lines of research. An important theme throughout the book is typological variation, and the relevance of empirical data for theory formation.

Together the articles in the book take a wide crosslinguistic scope including aspectual analyses of:  English, and two varieties of English: African American English and Colloquial Singapore English, Italian, French, Bulgarian, Czech, Mandarin Chinese, West-Greenlandic, Wakashan languages, and Nakh-Daghestanian languages.

Audience: Scholars and students of aspectuality in semantics and at the syntax-semantics interface.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » American English - Chinese - English - Syntax - language - semantic - semantics

Related subjects » Linguistics

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Preface Affiliations Angeliek VAN HOUT, Henriëtte DE SWART & Henk J. VERKUYL: Introducing perspectives on aspect. Henk J. VERKUYL: Aspectual composition: Surveying the ingredients. Rebecca SMOLLETT: Quantized direct objects don’t delimit after all. Anne Marie DI SCIULLO & Roumyana SLABAKOVA: Quantification and aspect. Raffaella FOLLI & Gillian RAMCHAND: Prepositions and results in Italian and English: An analysis from event decomposition. Veerle VAN GEENHOVEN: Atelicity, pluractionality, and adverbial quantification. Hana FILIP: On accumulating and having it all. Perfectivity, prefixes and bare arguments. Christopher PIÑÓN: Adverbs of completion in an event semantics. Emmon BACH: Eventualities, grammar, and language diversity. Sergei TATEVOSOV: From habituals to futures: discerning the path of diachronic development. Hooi Ling SOH & Jenny Yi-Chun KUO: Perfective aspect and accomplishment situations in Mandarin Chinese. J.Michael TERRY: The past perfective and present perfect in African-American English. Janice E. JACKSON & Lisa GREEN: Tense and aspectual be in child African American English. Vivienne FONG: Unmarked already: Aspectual expressions in two varieties of English.

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