Project on the Bibliography of

Tense, Verbal Aspect, Aktionsart, and Related Areas

 


Historical Present Tense

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Adelsward, Viveka. 1996. "'Plotsligt star dar en alg': om historiskt presens i berattelser." ['Plotsligt star dar en alg': on the historical present in short stories.] Språk och Stil 6.5-13.

Barri, Nimrod. 1978. "The Greek Historical Present in a Double Verbal System." Linguistics 204.43-56.

Benson, L. D. 1961. "Chaucer's Historical Present: It's Meaning and Uses." English Studies 42.65-77.

Blase, H. 1899. "Syntaktische Beiträge zur Kritik und Überlieferung in Caes. B. G.." [Syntactic Contributions on the Criticism and Tradition in Caesar, De Bello Gallico .] Bayerische Blätter für das Gymnasialwesen, 249-69.

Bondarko, A. V. 1958. "Nastojashchee istoricheskoe glagolov nesovershennogo i sovershennogo vidov v sovremennom literaturnom serbokhorvatskom jazyke." [The historical present of verbs of imperfective and perfective aspect in the contemporary literary Serbo-Croatian language.] Ucýenie zapiski Leningradskogo gos. universiteta, Serija filologicýeskikh nauk 250.141-57.

_____. 1958a."Nastojashchee istoricheskoe (praesens historicum) glagolov nesovershennogo i sovershennogo vidov v cheshskom jazyke." [The historical present of verbs of imperfective and perfective aspect in the Czech language.] Slavia 27.556-84.

_____. 1959. "Nastojashchee istoricheskoe v slavjanskix jazykax s tochki zrenija glagol'nogo vida." [The historical present in the Slavic languages from the point of view of verbal aspect.] V. V. Vinogradov (ed.), Slavjanskoe Jazykoznanie: Sbornik statej. Moscow: Izd. Akad. nauk SSSR, 48-58.

Bres, Jacques. 1998. "De l'alternance temporelle passé composé/présent en récit conversationnel." [On the temporal alternation of passé composé (complex past) and present in conversational narration.] Andrée Borillo, Carl Vetters, and Marcel Vuillaume (eds.), Variations sur la réferénce verbale. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 125-36.

Buth, Randy. 1977. "Mark's Use of the Historical Present." Notes on Translation 65.7-13.

Callow, J. 1984. "Function of the Historic Present in Mark 1:16-3:6; 4:1-41; 7:1-23; 12:13-34." START (Dallas SIL) 11.9-17.

Centineo, Giulia. 1991. "Tense Switching in Italian: the alternation between passato prossimo and passato remoto in oral narratives." Discourse Pragmatics and the Verb, 7-25.

Clement, Marja. 1991. "Present-Preterite: Tense and Narrative Point of View." Frank Drijkoningen and Ans van Kemenade (eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 1991. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 11-20.

Enos, Ralph. 1981. "The Use of the Historical Present in the Gospel According to St. Mark." Journal of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest 3.281-98.

Eriksson, Karl. 1943. Praesens Historicum in der nachklassischen griechischen Historiographie. [The historical present in post-classical Greek historiography.] Lund: H. Ohlsson. PhD thesis, University of Lund

Fleischman, Suzanne. 1985. "Discourse Functions of Tense-Aspect Oppositions in Narrative: Toward a Theory of Grounding." Linguistics 23.851-82.

_____. 1991. "Verb Tense and Point of View in Narrative." Suzanne Fleischman and Linda R. Waugh (eds.), Discourse-pragmatics and the Verb: the evidence from Romance. London: Routledge, 26-54.

Frey, J. R. 1946. "The Historical Present in Narrative Literature, particularly in Modern German Fiction." Journal of English and Germanic Philology 45.43-67.

Fries, U. 1970. "Zum historischen Präsens im modernen englischen Roman." [On the historical present in the modern English novel.] Germanisch-Romanische Monatshefte 51.321-58.

Fulk, Robert D. 1987. "The Historical Present in Medieval Narrative." Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 42.330-43.

Georgakopoulou, Alexandra. 1994. "Contextualizing Modern Greek Storytelling: The Case of Historical Present and Constructed Dialogue ." Journal of Modern Greek Studies 12.203-19.

Gorup, Radmila J. 1993. "Historical Present Revisited : Evidence from Serbo-Croatian ." André Crochetiere, Jean-Claude Boulanger, and Conrad Ouellon (eds.), Actes du XVe Congrès International des Linguistes, Québec, Université Laval, 9-14 août 1992: Les Langues menacées/Endangered Languages: Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of Linguists, Quebec, Université Laval, 9-14 August 1992 . Sainte-Foy : Presses Universitaires, Université Laval, 67-70.

Herchenbach, Hugo. 1911. Das Präsens historicum im Mittelhochdeutschen. [The historical present in Middle High German.] Berlin: Mayer e Müller. Reprinted, 1970, New York: Johnson Reprint. Appeared in part as the author's inaugural dissertation, Berlin, 1910.

Herczeg, Giulio. 1958. "Valore stilistico del presente storico in italiano." [The stylistic meaning of the historical present in Italian.] Omagiu lui Iorgu Iordan. Bucharest: Academia Republicii Populare Romîne, 371-79.

Huntley, David. 1979. "The Historic Present in Old Church Slavonic." International Review of Slavic Linguistics 4.475-89.

Johnstone, Barbara. 1987. "'HeSaysÉSo I Said': Verb Tense Alternation and Narrative Depictions of Authority in American English." Linguistics 25.33-52.

Jorgensen, Kathrine Sorensen Ravn. 1999. "Le présent historique et ses fonctions textuelles." [The Historical Present and Its Textual Functions.] Hermes 22.81-98.

Kilpatrick, G. D. 1977. "The Historic Present in the Gospels and Acts." Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 68.258-62.

Koller, Hermann. 1951. "Praesens historicum und erzählendes Imperfekt: Beitrag zur Aktionsart der Praesensstammzeiten im Lateinischen und Griechischen." [Historical present and narrative imperfect: contribution to the Aktionsart of the tenses of the present stem in Latin and Greek.] Museum Helveticum 8.63-99.

Koschmieder, Erwin. 1960. "Das praesens historicum und das Praesens scenicum im Ukrainischen und Serbokroatischen." [The historical present and scenic present in Ukrainian and Serbo-Croatian.] Annals of the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U. S. 8 (25-26).152-68.

Krýizková, H. 1955. "K problematice praesentu historického v rusýtineý a v cýesýtineý." [On the problem of the historical present in Russian and in Czech.] Soveýtská Jazykoveýda 5.241-55.

Kuznetsov, P. S. 1949. "K voprosu o praesens historicum v russkom literaturnom jazyke." [On the question of the historical present in the Russian literary language.] Doklady i soobshchenija filologicheskogo fakulŐteta Moskovskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta 8.24-36.

Lakoff, Robin. 1970. "Tense and its Relation to Participants." Language 46.838-49. Responded to in Riddle (1976).

Leith, Dick. 1995. "Tense Variation as a Performance Feature in a Scottish Folktale." Language in Society 24.53-77.

Levin, Saul. 1969. "Remarks on the 'Historical' Present and Comparable Phenomena of Syntax." Foundations of Language 5.386-90.

Levinsohn, Stephen H. 1977. "Preliminary Observations on the Use of the Historic Present in Mark." Notes on Translation 65.13-28.

Lyons, John. 1977. Semantics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press .

Maloney, E. C. 1989. "The Historical Present in the Gospel of Mark." M. Horgan and P. Kobelski (eds.), To Touch the Text: Biblical and relate studies in honour of Joseph A. Fitzmyer. New York City: Crossroad, 67-78.

Manning, C. A. 1939. "The Historical Use of the Present Imperfective and the Present Perfective in Russian." Language 15.229-34.

McKay, K. L. 1974. "Further Remarks on the 'Historical' Present and Other Phenomena." Foundations of Language 11.247-51.

Mirzojeva, M. U. 1955. "Uprotreblenje vremen v istoricheskix trudax M. V. Lomonosova." [The use of tenses in the historical works of Lomonosov.] Uchenje zapiski Azerbejdzhanskogo universiteta 8.67-79.

Monville-Burston, Monique and Linda R. Waugh. 1990. "Multivalency: the French Historical Present in Journalistic Discourse." Discourse-Pragmatic Approaches to the Verb, 86-119.

Mutafchiev, R. 1960. "Segashno istorichesko vreme kato zamestnik na minalo sva°rsheno i nesva°rsheno vreme v sa°vremennija ba°lgarski ezik." [The historical present as a substitute for the perfect and imperfect past tense in contemporary Bulgarian.] Ezik i literatura 15.338-52.

OŐRourke, John J. 1974. "The Historical Present in the Gospel of John." Journal of Biblical Literature 93.585-90.

Osburn, Carroll D. 1983. "The Historical Present in Mark as a Text-Critical Criterion." Biblica 64.486-500.

Panzer, B. 1963. Die Funktion des Verbalaspekts im Praesens Historicum des Russischen. [The function of verbal aspect in the historical present of Russian.] Munich: O. Sagner.

Paraskevas, Cornelia. 1994. "The Historical Present in Modern Greek Narratives." Irene Philippaki-Warburton, Katerina Nicolaidis and Maria Sifianou (eds.), Themes in Greek Linguistics: Papers from the First International Conference on Greek Linguistics, Reading, September 1993. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 277-81.

Rauh, Gisa. 1988. "Temporale Deixis." [Temporal deixis.] Veronika Ehrich and Heinz Vater (eds.), Temporalsemantik: Beiträge zur Linguistik der Zeitreferenz. Tübingen: Niemeyer, 26-51.

Ronconi, A. 1971. "Presente storico e varianti di Cesare." [The historical present and variants of Caesar.] A. Ronconi (ed.), Interpretazione grammaticali. Rome, 193-221.

Schgmüdderich, Ludwig. 1968. "Überlegungen zum Gebrauch des sog. Praesens historicum." [Reflections on the use of the so-called Historical Present.] Der altsprachliche Unterricht 11.61-67.

Schiffrin, Deborah. 1981. "Tense Variations in Narration." Language 57.45-62.

Shive, Ronald L. 1982. "The Use of the Historical Present and its Theological Significance." Th.M. thesis, Dallas Theological Seminary.

Sicking, C. M. J. and P. Stork. 1997. "The Grammar of the So-Called Historical Present in Ancient Greek." E. J. Bakker (ed.), Grammar as Interpretation: Greek Literature in its Linguistic Contexts. Leiden, 131-168.

Silva-Corvalán, Carmen. 1983. "Tense and Aspect in Oral Spanish Narrative: Context and Meaning." Language 59.760-80.

Sopher, Hayeem. 1997. "Translating the Hebrew Benoni into English." Babel 43.14-27.

Sorella, Antonio. 1983. "Per un consuntivo degli studi recenti sul presente storico." [For a report on recent studies of the historical present.] Studi di Grammatica Italiana 12.307-19.

Stanzel, Franz K. 1959. "Episches Präteritum, erlebte Rede, historisches Präsens." [Epic preterite, experienced speech, historical present.] Deutsche Vierteljahresschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Geistesgeschichte 33.1-12.

Steadman, J. M. 1917. "The Origin of the Historical Present in English." Studies in Philology 14.1-46.

Stunová, Anna. 1994. "Czech and Russian Aspect in the Historical Present." A. A. Barentsen, B. M.Groen, and R. Sprenger (eds.), Dutch Contributions to the Eleventh International Congress of Slavists, Bratislava, August 30 - September 9, 1993 . Amsterdam: Rodopi, 407-31.

Sznajder, L. 1996. "Sur la concurrence entre présents historiques et infinitifs de narration chez les historiens latins." [On the competition between historical presents and infinitives of narration in the Latin historians.] H. Rosén (ed.), Aspects of Latin. Innsbruck, 307-21.

Thackeray, H. St. JOhn. 1923. "The Historic Present and its Functions." In The Septuagint and Jewish Worship: A Study in Origins, 20-2. The Schweich Lectures, 1920. 2d ed. London: Oxford University Press for the British Academy.

Thomas, Werner. 1974. Historisches Präsens oder Konjunktionsreduktion?: Zum Problem des Tempuswechsels in der Erzählung. [Historical present or conjunction reduction? On the problem of tense shift in narrative.] Wiesbaden: Steiner.

Veiga, Alexandre. 1987. "El presente histórico como hecho de sistema verbal." [The historical present as a fact of the verbal system.] Verba 14.169-216.

von Fritz, Kurt. 1949. "The So-Called Historical Present in Early Greek." Word 5.186-201.

Wolfson, Nessa. 1978. "A Feature of Performed Narrative: The conversational historical present." Language in Society 7.215-37.

_____. 1979. "Conversational Historical Present Alternation." Language 55.168-82.

_____. 1982. CHP: The Conversational Historical Present in American English American English Narration. Dordrecht: Foris.

Zucchi, Sandro. 2000. "The Present Mode." Presented at International Round Table `The Syntax of Tense and Aspect', Université Paris III - Sorbonne Nouvelle, 5-18 November 2000.

 


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