Project on the Bibliography of

Tense, Verbal Aspect, Aktionsart, and Related Areas



©Robert I. Binnick, 2002

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Binnick, Robert I. 1976. "Pragmatic Theory of Tense and Aspect." Ms., University of Toronto.

Carey, Kathleen. 1994. "Pragmatics, Subjectivity and the Grammaticalization of the English Perfect." PhD dissertation, University of California at San Diego.

Comrie, Bernard. 1991. "How Much Pragmatics and How Much Grammar: The Case of Haruai." Jef Verschueren (ed.), Pragmatics at Issue: Selected Papers of the International Pragmatics Conference, Antwerp, August 17-22, 1987, Vol. 1. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 81-92.

Couper-Kuhlen, Elizabeth. 1987. "Temporal Relations and Reference Time in Narrative Discourse." Alfred Schopf (ed.), Essays on Tensing in English, Vol. I: Reference Time, Tense and Adverbs. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer, 5-25.

Cresswell, M. J. 1973. Logics and Languages. London: Methuen.

Dahl, Östen and Fathi Talmoudi. 1979. "Qad and laqad: tense/aspect and pragmatics in Arabic." Thore Pettersson (ed.), Aspectology: Papers from the 5th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Frostavallen, Apr. 27-29, 1979. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell, 51-68.

Declerck, Renaat. 1999. "Remarks on Salkie and Reed's (1997) 'Pragmatic Hypothesis' of Tense in Reported Speech." English Language and Linguistics 3.83-116.

Dowty, David R. 1986. "The Effects of Aspectual Class on the Temporal Structure of Discourse: semantics or pragmatics?." Linguistics and Philosophy 9.37-61. Ms., 1982.

Evans, Vyv and Andrea Tyler. 2000. "My first husband was Italian (and he still is): exceptional uses of English tense and pedagogical grammar." Presented at 28th LAUD Symposium, Landau, German. Paper no. 285, Series B: Applied and Interdisciplinary Papers, Essen: LAUD 2000. Related to “Exceptional Uses of English Tense and Pedagogical Grammar,” presented, March 2000, at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Applied Linguistics, Vancouver.

Fielder, Grace E. . 1993. The Semantics and Pragmatics of Verbal Categories in Bulgarian. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press.

Fisk, Milton. 1971. "A Pragmatic Account of Tenses." American Philosophical Quarterly 8.93-98.

Gavis, Wendy Antoinette. 1999. "Stative Verbs in the Progressive Aspect: A Study of Semantic,Pragmatic, Syntactic and Discourse Patterns." PhD dissertation, Columbia University Teachers College.

Givón, Talmy. 1977. "The Drift from VSO to SVO in Biblical Hebrew: The Pragmatics of Tense-Aspect ." Charles Li (ed.), Mechanisms of Syntactic Change. Austin: University of Texas Press, 181-254.

Jacobs, Geert. 1999. "Tense Choice in English Past Reported Speech." Leuvense Bijdragen 88.51-67.

Kamp, Hans. 1979. "Semantics versus Pragmatics." F. Guenther and S. J. Schmidt (eds.), Formal Semantics and Pragmatics for Natural Languages. Dordrecht: Reidel, 255-87.

Lascarides, A. and N. Asher. 1993. "A Semantics and Pragmatics for the Pluperfect." Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Utrecht, 250-59.

Lee, Hyo Sang. 1990. "Tense, Aspect, and Modality: A discourse-pragmatic analysis of verbal affixes in Korean from a typological perspective." UCLA doctoral dissertation

Levinson, Stephen C. 1983. Pragmatics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press .

McCoard, Robert W. 1978. The English Perfect: Tense-Choice and Pragmatic Inferences. Amsterdam: North-Holland. Based on 1976 UCLA PhD dissertation, Tense Choice and Pragmatic Oppositions: A Study of Preterit/Perfect Oppositions in English.

Moeschler, Jacques. 1996. "Pragmatique de la référence temporelle." [The pragmatics of temporal reference.] Jacques Moeschler (ed.), Théorie pragmatique et pragmatique conversationelle. Paris: Armand Colin, 149-72. Also 1998 in Jacques Moeschler, ed., Le temps des événements: pragmatique de la référence temporelle. Paris: Éditions Kimé, 157-80.

_____. 1998. "Linguistique et pragmatique cognitive: L'exemple de la référence temporelle." [Linguistics and cognitive pragmatics: the example of temporal reference.] Le gré des langues 15.10-33.

_____. 1998a."Les relations entre événements et l'interprétation des énoncés." [Relations between events and the interpretation of utterances.] Jacques Moeschler (ed.), Le Temps des événements: pragmatique de la référence temporelle. Paris: Éditions Kimé, 293-322.

Montague, Richard. 1968. "Pragmatics." R. Klibansky (ed.), Contemporary Philosophy: A Survey. Florence, 102-22. Reprinted in Montague (1974).

Musan, Renate. 1999. "Die Lesarten des Perfekts." [The Readings of the Present Perfect in German.] Zeitschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Linguistik 29.6-51.

Nakayasu, Minako. 1989. "A Semantic and Pragmatic Study of Aspect." Presented before the English Society of the Faculty of Education, Shizuoka University, at Shizuoka Junior High School Attached to the Faculty of Education, at Shizuoka University, May 21, 1989. Cf. Nakayasu (1989c).

_____. 1989a."A Semantic and Pragmatic Study of Aspect." Master Thesis, Shizuoka University. Cf. Nakayasu (1989b).

_____. 1997. "Tense in the Complement Clause: A Pragmatic Account." Presented at International Conference on Discourse Analysis, University of Macau, October 17, 1997.

Nuyts, Jan and Jef Verschueren. 1987. A Comprehensive Bibliography of Pragmatics. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 4 volumes.

Omamor, Augusta Phil. 1983-1984. "Time and Tense in Isekiri, Okpe and Uvwie." JOLAN 2.43-54.

Porter, Stanley E. 1989. Verbal Aspect in the Greek of the New Testament, with Reference to Tense and Mood. (Studies in Biblical Greek, 1.)New York: Peter Lang. Reviewed by M. Sila (1992, 1994); followed by Hauff (1996). See too D. Schmidt (1993).

Rastall, Paul. 1999. "Observations on the Present Perfect in English." World Englishes 18.79-83.

Rijksbaron, Albert. 1986. "The Pragmatics and Semantics of Conditional and Temporal Clauses: some evidence from Dutch and Classical Greek." Working Papers in Functional Grammar 13.1-50.

Saussure, Louis de. 1998. "Le Temps dans les énoncés négatifs." Jacques Moeschler (ed.), Le Temps des événements: pragmatique de la référence temporelle. Paris: Éditions Kimé, 271-92.

_____. In preparation. "Pragmatique temporelle de la négation." [Temporal pragmatics of negation.] PhD thesis, University of Geneva.

Saussure, Louis de and Bertrand Sthioul. 2002. "Imparfait et enrichissement pragmatique." [Imparfait (imperfect) and pragmatic enrichment.] To be presented at the international conference "Nouveaux developpements de l'imparfait," Aston University, March 22-23, 2002.

Smith, Carlota S. 1994. "Pragmatic Principles in Coreference." Barbara Lust, Gabriella Hermon, Jaklin Kornfilt (eds.), Syntactic Theory and First Language Acquisition: Crosslinguistic Perspectives - vol. 2, Anaphora. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Erlbaum.

Smith, Neil V. 1993. "Observations sur la pragmatique des temps." [Observations on the pragmatics of the tenses.] Langages 112.26-38.

Stoevsky, Andrej Y. 1992. "Tense Meaning and Pragmatics." Maxim Stamenow (ed.), Current advances in semantic theory. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 399-416.

Westfall, Ruth Ellen. 1995. "Simple and Progressive Forms of the Spanish Past Tense System: A Semantic and Pragmatic Study in Viewpoint Contrast ." PhD dissertation, University of Texas, Austin.

Wilson, Deirdre and Dan Sperber. 1993. "Pragmatique et temps." [Pragmatics and time.] Langages 112.8-25. “Pragmatics and Time”, 1993 in UCL [University College London] Working Papers in Linguistics 5.277-98, and 1998 in R. Carston et al., Relevance Theory, Amsterdam: Banjamins, 1-22.


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