Project on the Bibliography of

Tense, Verbal Aspect, Aktionsart, and Related Areas

 


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Bustamante, Isabel Margarita. 1991. "Estudio sintáctico-semántico del espaõol de Quito: Modalidad epistemológica y enfoque en el enunciado ." [A syntactico-semantic study of the Spanish of Quito: epitsemological modality and focus in the utterance.] PhD dissertation, University of Michigan.

Declerck, Renaat. 1990. "Tense, Time and Temporal Focus." Journal of Literary Semantics 21.80-94.

Escure, Genevieve . 1993. "Focus, Topic Particles and Discourse Markers in the Belizean Creole Continuum." Francis Byrne and Donald Winford (eds.), Focus and Grammatical Relations in Creole Languages. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 233-47.

Haden, Ernest F. 1967. "Tense, Time, and Focus in French." 18th Annual Georgetown Round Table Meeting, 69-78.

Hajicová, E. and P. Sgall. 1987. "Topic and Focus of a Sentence and the Patterning of a Text." J. S. Petöfi (ed.), Text and discourse constitution: Empirical Aspects, Theoretical Approaches. Berlin: de Gruyter, 70-96.

Hetzron, Robert . 1982. "Non-Applicability as a Test for Category Definitions." Ferenc Kiefer (ed.), Hungarian Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 131-83.

Hopper, Paul J. 1979. "Some Observations on the Typology of Focus and Aspect in Narrative Language." Studies in Language 3.37-64. Appeared originally in Soepomo Poedjosoedarmo, ed., Miscellaneous Studies in Indonesian and Languages in Indonesia, Part III, Jakarta, 1977.

Janssen, Theo A. J. M. 1994. "Preterit and Perfect in Dutch." Co Vet and Carl Vetters (eds.), Tense and Aspect in Discourse. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 115-46.

König, Ekkehard. 1985. "Fokussierung und temporale Skalen: zur Bewertung von Zeitpunkten und Zeitintervallen im Englischen." [Focusing and temporal scales: on the estimation of time points and Intervals in English.] Anglistik und Englischunterricht 27.157-70.

Kusanagi, Yutaka. 1972. "Time Focus Within the Japanese Tense System." Papers in Japanese Linguistics 1.52-68.

_____. 1979. "I Tense Logic and Natural Language." Keiryo Kokugo Gakkai 12.22-33. Followed by “Tense Logic and Natural Language, II” (1979).

_____. 1979a."II Tense Logic and Natural Language." Keiryo Kokugo Gakkai 12.73-85. Follows “Tense Logic and Natural Language, I” (1979).

Lahiri, Utpal. 1998. "Focus and Negative Polarity in Hindi." Natural Language Semantics 6.57-123.

Ouhalla, Jamal. 1993. "Negation, Focus and Tense: The Arabic Maa and Laa." Rivista di Linguistica 5.275-300.

Rigter, Bob [G. H.]. 1986. "Focus Matters." Vincenzo Lo Cascio and Co Vet (eds.), Temporal structure in Sentence and Discourse: . Dordrecht: Foris, 99-132. Based on paper read at ZWO workshop “The Pragmatics of Tense” at the University of Groningen, 1984.

Smessaert, Hans . 2000. "Aspectual duality, quantification and focus." Presented at Sinn und Bedeutung V, Amsterdam, December.

Sthioul, Bertrand. 2000. "Passé simple, imparfait et sujet de conscience." [Simple past, imperfect and subject of consciousness.] Anne Carlier, Véronique Lagae, and Céline Benninger (eds.), Passé et parfait. Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 79-93.

Wiens, Hartmut. 1978. "Focus Shift and Tense Shift: Highlighting and Conflict in Limos Kalinga Narrative Discourse." Studies in Philippine Linguistics 2.103-14.

Wouk, Fay. 1986. "Transitivity in Batak and Tagalog." Studies in Language 10.391-424.

Yokoi, Masaaki. 1988. "The Verbal Aspect in Contemporary French." [In Japanese.] Nagoya Working Papers in Linguistics 4.33-64.

Yoshimoto, Kei. 1993. "Topic, Focus, and Tense in Japanese Syntactic Hierarchy." Gengo Kenkyuþ 103.141-66.

 


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