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Author: Bernard Comrie
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Series: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Bernard Comrie defines tense as the grammaticalisation of location in time. In this textbook he introduces readers to the range of variation found in tense systems across the languages of the world.  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Comrie
ISBN: 0521236525 9780521236522 0521281385 9780521281386
OCLC Number: 11316047
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: x, 139 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Preface --
1. Some theoretical and methodological preliminaries --
2. Absolute tense --
3. Relative tense --
4. Degrees of remoteness --
5. Tense and syntax --
6. Conclusion: towards a formal theory of tense --
References --
Index of languages --
Index of names --
Index of subjects.
Series Title: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
Responsibility: Bernard Comrie.
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