Sentence and Discourse

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  • Copyright: 2015-12-22
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Jacqueline Gueron, Emeritus Professor, Universite Paris 3

Jacqueline Gueron is Emeritus Professor at the Universite Paris 3. She holds a Ph.D in French Literature from the University of Pennsylvania and a Doctorat d'Etat from the Universite Paris 7. She has co-edited a number of works on subjects dealing with syntax and construal, most recently on tense, modality, and Creole syntax. She is co-author, with Liliane Haegeman, of English Grammar: A Generative Perspective (Wiley-Blackwell 1999), and, with Jacqueline Lecarme, of Time and Modality (Springer, 2008). Her publications are devoted to sentence grammar - extraposition, focus, anaphora, inalienable possession, tense, aspect, and modality - as well as to language and literature, including literary criticism, metrical theory and Free Indirect Discourse.

Table of Contents

General preface
List of abbreviations
About the contributors
1. Introduction, Jacqueline Gueron
PART I: From Sentence to Discourse
2. On the temporal orientation of intensional subjunctives in Spanish, Brenda Laca
3. Russian aspect in finite and non-finite modes: From syntax to event structure, Eric Corre
4. {A/a}spect/discourse interactions, Liliane Tasmowski
5. Time talk in narrative discourse: Evidence from child and adult language acquisition, Maya Hickmann and Henriette Hendriks
6. On the syntax of modality: The Actuality Entailment, Jacqueline Gueron
PART II: From Discourse to Sentence
7. Implicatures and grammar, Nicholas Asher
8. Perfect puzzles in discourse, Nicholas Asher and Jacqueline Gueron
9. The passe compose in Old French and Modern French: Evolution or revolution?, Patrick Caudal
10. Polyphonic utterances: Alternation of present and past in reported speech and thoughts in Russian, Svetlana Vogeleer
11. Free Indirect Discourse and the syntax of the left periphery, Alessandra Giorgi
12. Subjectivity and Free Indirect Discourse, Jacqueline Gueron

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