Time and the Verb: A Guide to Tense and Aspect

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byRobert I. Binnick

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This comprehensive examination of tense and grammatical aspect provides fascinating insight into how languages indicate distinctions of time. Providing an in-depth survey of the scholarship from the ancient Greeks through the 1980s, Time and the Verb explains and evaluates every major issueand theory, concentrating on familiar Classical and modern European languages. An invaluable reference tool as well as a major contribution to the history of linguistic sciences, this book will be the standard against which future work on tense and aspect is measured.

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This comprehensive examination of tense and grammatical aspect provides fascinating insight into how languages indicate distinctions of time. Providing an in-depth survey of the scholarship from the ancient Greeks through the 1980s, Time and the Verb explains and evaluates every major issueand theory, concentrating on familiar Classica...

Robert I. Binnick is a Professor of Linguistics at Scarborough College, University of Toronto.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:584 pages, 9.57 × 6.5 × 1.3 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019506206X

ISBN - 13:9780195062069

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