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Title English modality : core, periphery and evidentiality / edited by Juana I. Marín-Arrese [and three others].

Publication Info. Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (459 pages) : illustrations.
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Series Topics in English linguistics, 1434-3452 ; volume 81
Topics in English linguistics ; 81.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Modals : striving for control / Ronald Langacker -- Contemporary change in modal usage in spoken British English : mapping the impact of "genre" / Jill Bowie, Sean Wallis and Bas Aarts -- Where have all the modals gone? : an essay on the declining frequency of core modal auxiliaries in recent standard English / Geoffrey Leech -- Had better, 'd better and better : diachronic and transatlantic variation / Johan van der Auwera, Dirk Noël and An van Linden -- Grammatical colloquialism and the English quasi-modals : a comparative study / Peter Collins -- Modal necessity and impersonality in English and Galician / Lucía Loureiro-Porto -- Modal uses of the English present progressive / Frank Brisard and Astrid De Wit -- On the generic argument for the modality of will / Debra Ziegeler -- Reality and related concepts : towards a semantic-pragmatic map of English adverbs / Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen -- A cross-linguistic look at the multifunctionality of the English verb seem / Aurelija Usoniené and Jolanta inknien -- Annotating English adverbials for the categories of epistemic modality and evidentiality / Marta Carretero and Juan Rafael Zamorano-Mansilla -- Modal verbs in news-related blogs : when the blogger counts / Roberta Facchinetti -- Modality and personal pronouns as indexical markers of stance : intersubjective positioning and construction of public identity in media interviews / Laura Hidalgo Downing and Begoñia Núñez Perucha -- Stancetaking and inter/subjectivity in the Iraq inquiry : Blair vs. Brown / Juana I. Marín-Arrese.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject English language -- Modality.
Modality (Linguistics)
Evidentials (Linguistics)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Marín-Arrese, Juana.
Other Form: Print version: English modality : core, periphery and evidentiality. Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, [2013] Topics in English linguistics ; volume 81 1434-3452 ; 9783110286212 (DLC)17968464
ISBN 9783110286212 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9783110286328 (e-book)

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