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Modality and mood in romance [electronic resource] : modal interpretation, mood selection, and mood alternation / edited by Martin G. Becker and Eva-Maria Remberger.

Contributor(s): Becker, Martin G | Remberger, Eva-Maria.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Linguistische Arbeiten (Max Niemeyer Verlag): 533.Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter, 2010Description: 1 online resource (vi, 245 p.).Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783110234343 (electronic bk.); 3110234343 (electronic bk.); 128316552X; 9781283165525.Subject(s): Romance languages -- Modality | Romance languages -- Mood | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- French | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Romance Languages (Other) | Modus | Modalit�at <Linguistik> | Romanische Sprachen | Wien <2007> | Languages | Native language -- Romania | Romania -- Languages | EducationGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Kongress.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Modality and mood in romance.DDC classification: 440.0456 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Modality and mood in Romance: an introduction / Martin G. Becker & Eva-Maria Remberger -- Modal readings of sentence connectives in German and Portuguese / Hardarik Bl�uhdorn & Tinka Reichmann -- 'Modal uses' of the Italian imperfetto and the Spanish imperfecto: a comparison / Sarah Dessi Schmid -- Modal non-finite relatives in Romance / Ion Giurgea & Elena Soare -- Epistemic modality and evidentiality and their determination on a deictic basis / Gerda Ha�ler -- Where mood, modality and illocution meet: the morphosyntax of Romance conjectures / Mario Sqartini -- Modality, context change potential and mood selection in European Portuguese / Rui Marques -- On the (un)stability of mood distribution in Romance / Josep Quer -- Grammaticalization and language comparison in the Romance mood system / Jan Lindschouw -- Principles of mood change in evaluative contexts: the case of French / Martin G. Becker.
Summary: This collective volume contains a selection of research contributions, presented at the 30th Deutscher Romanistentag [German Conference on Romance languages and literatures] in 2007 in Vienna in the section "Mood and Modality in Romance". The Romance languages studied here include Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Catalan and French. All contributions thematically explore the status and importance of modality and mood and their reciprocal relationships with reference to theoretical approaches.
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Modality and mood in Romance: an introduction / Martin G. Becker & Eva-Maria Remberger -- Modal readings of sentence connectives in German and Portuguese / Hardarik Bl�uhdorn & Tinka Reichmann -- 'Modal uses' of the Italian imperfetto and the Spanish imperfecto: a comparison / Sarah Dessi Schmid -- Modal non-finite relatives in Romance / Ion Giurgea & Elena Soare -- Epistemic modality and evidentiality and their determination on a deictic basis / Gerda Ha�ler -- Where mood, modality and illocution meet: the morphosyntax of Romance conjectures / Mario Sqartini -- Modality, context change potential and mood selection in European Portuguese / Rui Marques -- On the (un)stability of mood distribution in Romance / Josep Quer -- Grammaticalization and language comparison in the Romance mood system / Jan Lindschouw -- Principles of mood change in evaluative contexts: the case of French / Martin G. Becker.

This collective volume contains a selection of research contributions, presented at the 30th Deutscher Romanistentag [German Conference on Romance languages and literatures] in 2007 in Vienna in the section "Mood and Modality in Romance". The Romance languages studied here include Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Catalan and French. All contributions thematically explore the status and importance of modality and mood and their reciprocal relationships with reference to theoretical approaches.

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