Aspect and reference time

Investigating the temporal structure of language, this text deals with issues in the understanding of tense and aspect proposes a new approach to the main problems in the area, and seeks to establish the universal semantic properties of two important and contentious aspectual categories, perfectivit...

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Main Author: Borik, Olga
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2006, 2006
Series:Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics / Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Investigating the temporal structure of language, this text deals with issues in the understanding of tense and aspect proposes a new approach to the main problems in the area, and seeks to establish the universal semantic properties of two important and contentious aspectual categories, perfectivity and imperfectivity
Physical Description:xi, 226 p. ill
ISBN:9780191710711
0191710717