Project on the Bibliography of

Tense, Verbal Aspect, Aktionsart, and Related Areas


States and Stative Expressions

©Robert I. Binnick, 2002

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Agureeva, M. G. 1988. "Aktsional'nye osobennosti glagol’nyx predikatov sostojanija." [Aspect Peculiarities of the Verbal Predicates of State in Russian.] Vestnik leningradskogo universiteta, Istorija--jazykoznanie--literaturovedenie 43.108-09.

Aziz, Yowell Y. 1994. "Expressing Stative and Dynamic Situations in English and Arabic." Turjuma¤n 3.81-98.

Baker, Mark. 1997. "Stative versus eventive verbs in the morphosyntax of complex predicates in Mohawk." Presented at Workshop on Events as Grammatical Objects, from the combined perspectives of lexical semantics, logical semantics and syntax, Linguistic Society of America 1997 Summer Institute, Cornell University.

Ballweg, Joachim. 1981. "Simple Present Tense and Progressive Periphrases in German." Hans-Jürgen Eikmeyer and Hannes Rieser (eds.), Words, Worlds, and Contexts: New Approaches in Word Semantics. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 222-33.

Ballweg, Joachim and Helmut Frosch. 1981. "Formal Semantics for the Progressive of Stative and Non-Stative Verbs." Hans-Jürgen Eikmeyer and Hannes Rieser (eds.), Words, Worlds, and Contexts: New Approaches in Word Semantics. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 210-21.

Beaumont, Ronald C. 1973. "Sechelt Statives." Canadian Journal of Linguistics 18.89-101.

Bertinetto, Pier Marco. 1994. "Against the Received View that Progressives are Statives." Stanisÿaw Karolak, Violetta Koseska-Toszewa, Jean-Pierre Desclés, and Zlatka Guentchéva (eds.), Studia kognitywe = Études cognitives: Vol. 1. Semantyka kategorii aspecktu i czasu = Sémantique des catégories d’aspect et de temps. Warszawa: Slawistyczny Os’rodek Wyd, 43-56.

Bland, Susan Kesner. 1988. "The Present Progressive in Discourse: Grammar versus usage revisited." TESOL Quarterly 22.53-68.

Brinton, Laurel J. 1987. "The Aspectual Nature of States and Habits." Folia Linguistica 21.195-214.

_____. 1994. "The Differentiation of Statives and Perfects in Early Modern English: The Development of the Conclusive Perfect ." Dieter Stein and Ingrid Tieken Boon van Ostade (eds.), Towards a Standard English 1600-1800. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 135-70.

Caron, Bernard. 1989. "À propos de l''accompli’ haoussa et des perfecto-présents dans quelques langues d'Afrique de l'Ouest et d'ailleurs." [Regarding the Hausa 'perfect' and the perfecto-presents in some western and other African languages.] Linguistique Africaine 2.55-76.

Chakraborty, Jayshree. 1992. "Perfectivity and the Resultative State in Hindi." South Asian Language Review 2.55-67.

Cinque, Guglielmo. 1979. "Can One Still Talk of Predicates Being 'Stative' and ‘Non-stative’?" Studi di sintassi i pragmatica. Padova: CLESP, 47-67.

Clements, J. Clancy. 1992. "Semantics of Control, Tense Sequencing and Disjoint Reference." Paul Hirschbuhler and Konrad Koerner (eds.), Romance Languages and Modern Linguistic Theory: Papers from the 20th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL XX), Ottawa, 10-14 April 1990. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 45-56.

Comrie, Bernard. 1976. Aspect. (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics, 2.)Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Couper-Kuhlen, Elizabeth. 1989. "Foregrounding and Temporal Relations in Narrative Discourse." Alfred Schopf (ed.), Essays on Tensing in English, Vol. II: Time, Text and Modality. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer, 7-29.

Cziko, Gary A. and Keiko Koda. 1987. "A Japanese Child's Use of Stative and Punctual Verbs." Journal of Child Language 14.99-111.

de Groot, Casper. 1983. "Typology of States of Affairs." H. Bennis and W. U. S. van Lessen Kloeke (eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 1983, 73-81.

Desclés, Jean-Pierre and Zlatka Guentchéva. 1990. "Discourse Analysis of Aorist and Imperfect in Bulgarian and French." Nils Thelin (ed.), Verbal Aspect in Discourse. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 237-61.

Dini, Luca and Pier-Marco Bertinetto. 1995. "Punctual Verbs and the Linguistic Ontology of Events." Quaderni del Laboratorio di Linguistica 9.123-60.

Dooley, Robert A., Harold G. Green, and Mary L. Daniel. 1977. "Aspectos Verbais e Categorias Discursivas da Lingua Palikur." [Verbal aspects and discourse categories in Palikur.] Serie Linguistica 7.7-28.

Dowty, David R. 1974. "Stative in the Progressive and other Essence/accident Contrasts." Linguistic Inquiry 6.579-88.

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

Dry, Helen. 1981. "Sentence Aspect and the Movement of Narrative Time." Text 1.233-40. Presented at Linguistic Society of America annual meeting, 1978.

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.

Glasbey, S. 1998. "Progressives, states, and backgrounding." Susan Rothstein (ed.), Events and Grammar. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 105-24. Cf. Sheila Glasbey (1993).

Glasbey, Sheila. 1993. "Progressives, Backgrounding and the Events/States Distinction." Events and Grammar Conference, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, 28 Oct 1993. Cf. S. Glasbey (1998).

Glasbey, Sheila R. 1992. "Distinguishing between Events and Times: Some Evidence from the Semantics of Then ." Natural Language Semantics 1992-93.285-312.

Graham, D. W. 1980. "States and Performance: Aristotle's Test." Philosophical Quarterly 30.117-30.

Hatav, Galia. 1989. "Aspects, Aktionsarten, and the Time Line." Linguistics 27.487-516.

Herweg, Michael. 1991. "Perfective and Imperfective Aspect and the Theory of Events and States." Linguistics 29.969-1010.

_____. 1991a."Temporale Konjunktionen und Aspekt: Der sprachliche Ausdruck von Zeitrelationen zwischen Situationen." [Temporal conjunctions and aspect: the linguistic expression of temporal relations.] Kognitionswissenschaft 2.51-90.

Hill, Edward C. 1979. "The Expression of Past and Present State in Telugu." Indian Linguistics 40.158-64.

Hirtle, Walter H. and Claude Begin. 1991. "Can the Progressive Express a State?" Langues et Linguistique 17.99-137.

Holisky, Dee Ann. 1978. "Stative Verbs in Georgian, and Elsewhere." International Review of Slavic Linguistics 3.139-62.

Houweling, Frans. 1986. "Deictic and Anaphoric Tense Morphemes." Vincenzo Lo Cascio and Co Vet (eds.), Temporal structure in Sentence and Discourse: . Dordrecht: Foris, 161-90. Originally 1982 in Journal of Italian Linguistics 7.1-30.

Johanson, Lars. 2000. "Viewpoint Operators in European Languages." Östen Dahl (ed.), Tense and Aspect in the Languages of Europe. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Jørgensen, Erik. 1991. "The Progressive Tenses and the So-Called 'Non-Conclusive' Verbs." English Studies 72.173-82.

Katz, Graham. 1997. "States are Not a Kind of Eventuality." Presented at Workshop on Events as Grammatical Objects, from the combined perspectives of lexical semantics, logical semantics and syntax, Linguistic Society of America 1997 Summer Institute, Cornell University.

Kearns, Katherine Susan. 1991. "The Semantics of the English progressive." PhD dissertation, MIT.

Kerslake, Celia. 1999. "Does Turkish Prefer Events to States?" Read at First Manchester Conference on Turkic Languages, Apr. 6-7, 1999, University of Manchester.

Kratzer, Angelika. 2000. "Building statives." Presented at Berkeley Linguistics Society annual meeting 26.

Kroeger, Paul R. 1990. "Stative Aspect and Unaccusativity in Kimaragang Dusun." Oceanic Linguistics 29.110-31.

Kuhn, Steven. 1989. "Tense and Time." D. Gabbay and F. Guenther (eds.), Handbook of Philosophical Logic. Dordrecht: Reidel, 513-52.

Lakoff, George. 1966. "Stative Adjectives and Verbs in English." NSF-Report 17. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Computational Laboratory.

Lasorsa, Claudia. 1985. "La categoria dello stato in russo e in italiano." [The category of state in Russian and Italian.] Studi italiani di linguistica teorica e applicata 14.131-54.

Lee, David A. 1973. "Stative and Case Grammar." Foundations of Language 10.545-68.

Ljung, M. 1975. "State Control." Lingua 37.129-50.

Louwrens, L. J. 1996. "On the Occurrence of Progressive -sa- in Northern Sotho Verbs of State." South African Journal of African Languages 16.123-27.

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

Macýavariani, Maja V. . 1988. "Stative, Resultative, Passive and Perfect in Georgian." Vladimir P. Nedjalkov (ed.), Typology of Resultative Constructions. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 259-275. Translation of article, “Stativ, rezul’tativ, passiv i perfekt v gruzinskom jazyke,” 133-42 in Nedjalkov, ed., (1983).

Michaelis, Laura Adrienne. 1993. "Toward a Grammar of Aspect: The case of the English perfect construction." PhD dissertation, University of California at Berkeley.

Miller, J. E. 1970. "Stative Verbs in Russian." Foundations of Language 6.488-504.

Misan, Andrei. 1986. "Particularitatile semantice si gramaticale ale categoriei starii in limba rusa." [The Semantic and Grammatical Peculiarities of the Category of State in Russian.] Studia Universitatis Babes Bolyai: Philologia 31.63-72.

Moser, Amalia. 1994. "The Interaction of Lexical and Grammatical Aspect in Modern Greek." 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, 137-44.

Mourelatos, Alexander P. D. 1978. "Events, Processes, and States." Linguistics and Philosophy 2.415-34. Reprinted 1981 in Tedeschi and Zaenen, Tense and Aspect, 191-212.

Nakayasu, Minako. 1990. "Process and State in Cognitive Grammar." Memoirs of Gifu National College of Technology 26.89-100. Presented at the 20th Meeting of Chubu English Language Education Society, at Shizuoka Prefectural University, Aug. 7, 1990.

Nasilov, Dmitrij M. 1988. "Stative, Resultative and Perfect Passive in Uzbek." Vladimir P. Nedjalkov (ed.), Typology of Resultative Constructions. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 221-230.

Nedjalkov, I. V. and V. P. Nedjalkov. 1988. "Stative, Resultative, Passive, and Perfect in Evenki." Vladimir P. Nedjalkov (ed.), Typology of Resultative Constructions. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 241-257.

Nelken, Rani and Nissim Francez. 1997. "Splitting the Reference Time: the analogy between nominal and temporal anaphora revisited." Journal of Semantics 14.369-416. Cf. Nelken and Francez (1995).

Ney, James W. 1985. "The Stative/Non-Stative Distinction and the Verbs of Cerebration in English." Lenguas Modernas 12.105-14.

Nishida, Chiyo. 1994. "The Spanish Reflexive Clitic Se as an Aspectual Class Marker." Linguistics 32.425-58.

Ogihara, Toshiyuki. 1994. "Events and States in Discourse." Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America annual meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, January.

_____. 1995. "'Double Access' Sentences and References to States." Natural Language Semantics 3.177-210. Replied to by Abusch (1997).

Park, Myung-Kwan. 1994. "An Event-Structure Analysis of the Stative/Non-Stative Distinction in Periphrastic Causative and Mit-Type Verb Constructions in Korean." Renaud Kim and Key Young (eds.), THEORETICAL ISSUES IN KOREAN LINGUISTICS. Stanford, California: Center for the Study of Language and Information, 343-65.

_____. 1996. "Tense and the Time Argument of a Predicate." [In Korean?.] Ohak Yonku 32.267-304.

Parsons, Terence. 1987/88. "Underlying States in the Semantical Analysis of English." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 88.13-30.

_____. 1989. "The Progressive in English: Events, States and Processes." Linguistics and Philosophy 12.213-41.

_____. 1989a."The Prospective in English: Events, States and Processes." Linguistics and Philosophy 12.213-41.

_____. 1990. Events in the Semantics of English: A Study in Subatomic Semantics. (Current Studies in Linguistics, 19.)Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press.

Piõón, Christopher. 1999. "Durative Adverbials In Result States." To be read at WCCFL 18, University of Arizona, April 8-11, 1999.

Potts, Timothy C. 1965. "States, Activities and Performances." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, suppl. vol. 34.65-84.

Pustejovsky, James. 1990. "Semantic Function and Lexical Decomposition." Ulrich Schmitz, Rudiger Schutz, and Andreas Kunz (eds.), Linguistic Approaches to Artificial Intelligence. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 243-303.

Rigter, G. H. [Bob]. 1980. "States, Events, and the Use of Tense and Perfect in English." S. Daalder and M. Gerritsen (eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 1980, 260-307.

Rijksbaron, Albert. 1989. Aristotle, Verb Meaning and Functional Grammar: towards a new typology of states of affairs. Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben.

Robert, Stéphane. 1986. "État résultant: aspect et modalité dans le paradigme dit 'énonciatif' en Wolof." [Resultant state: aspect and modality in the 'enunciative' paradigm in Wolof .] Aspects, modalité: problèmes de catégorisation grammaticale. Paris: Université de Paris VII, 121-53.

Rochette, Anne. 1993. "À propos des restrictions de sélection de type aspectuel dans les completives infinitives du français." [Regarding restrictions on the selection of aspectual type in the completive infinitives of French.] Langue Française 100.67-82.

Sag, Ivan A. 1972. "On the State of Progress on Progressives and Statives." Charles-James Nice Bailey and Roger W. Shuy (eds.), New Ways of Analyzing Variation in English. Washington, D. C.: Georgetown University Press, 83-95.

Schoenhals, Alvin. 1979. "Totontepec Mixe Stage and Event Clauses." Discourse Processes 2.57-72.

Shirai, Yasuhiro. 1994. "On the Overgeneralization of Progressive Marking on Stative Verbs: Bioprogram or Input? ." First Language 14.67-82.

Smith, Carlota S. 1983. "A Theory of Aspectual Choice." Language 59.479-501.

Steedman, Mark. 2001. "The Productions of Time: causality in natural language tense and aspect." Presented at Temporality and Discourse Context: Dynamic and Modal Approaches, Dundee, Scotland, July 2001. Cf. Ms., 1998.

Steube, Anita. 1987. "Discourse Representations in Cognitive Semantics." Linguistische Studien, Reihe A: Arbeitsberichte 166.104-27.

Stowell, Tim. 1993. "Times, States and Events." Events and Grammar Conference, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, 28 Oct 1993; University of California at Los Angeles ms.

Suzuki, Takashi. 1996. "Progressive in English and Japanese, The ." Language Sciences 18.265-75.

Taylor, C. C. W. 1965. "II States, Activities and Performances." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Suppl. vol. 39.85-102.

Thelin, Nils B. 1984. "Coherence, Perspective and Aspectual Specification in Slavic Narrative Discourse." Casper de Groot and Hannu Tommola (eds.), Aspect Bound: A voyage into the realm of Germanic, Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian aspectology (Proceedings from the First Scandinavian Symposium on Aspectology in Vaasa, Aug. 26-28, 1983). Foris, 225-38.

Vet, Co. 1987. "Temporele relaties in teksten." [Temporal relations in the text.] TTT, Interdisciplinair Tijdschrift voor Taal- en Tekstwetenschap 7.149-66.

Vlach, Frank. 1981. "The Semantics of the Progressive." Philip Tedeschi and Annie Zaenen (eds.), Tense and Aspect. New York City : Academic Press, 271-92.

Westphal, E. 1950. "The Stative conjugation in Zulu, Sotho and Venda." African Studies 9.125-37.

Yeh, Meng. 1990. "The Stative Situation and the Imperfective Zhe in Mandarin." Ms., University of Texas at Austin.


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