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Title Japanese modality : exploring its scope and interpretation / edited by Barbara Pizziconi and Mika Kizu
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
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 人文社會聯圖  PL629.M63 J37 2009    AVAILABLE    30630020027338
Descript xiii, 300 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"This book explores the nature and scope of modality in Japanese. It contains a review of the history of Japanese modality studies, as well as theoretical and empirical research and is the first collection of studies on Japanese modality written in English and offers a stimulating contrast to existing studies on Western languages"--Provided by publisher
Machine generated contents note: Notes on Contributors * Preface * Introduction--B.Pizziconi&--M.Kizu * PART I: CONTEXTUALIZING AND DEFINING JAPANESE MODALITY * Modality, Modaritii and Predication The Story of Modality in Japan--H.Narrog * Modality from a Japanese Perspective--T.Masuoka * West Meets East: A Kindaichian Approach to Subjective Modality--L.Larm * What Is and Is Not Language-Specific About the Japanese Modal System? - A Comparative and Historical Perspective--T.Moriya&--K.Horie * PART II: JAPANESE MODALITY FROM SEMANTIC AND SYNTACTIC PERSPECTIVE * Tense and Settledness in Japanese Conditionals--S.Arita * Conditional Modality: Two Types of Modal Auxiliaries in Japanese--Y.Takubo * Japanese Modals and the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface--M.Kizu * PART III: JAPANESE MODALITY IN DISCOURSE * On Noun Phrases as Minor Sentences in Japanese--T.Shinya * The Acquisition of Japanese Modality During the Study Abroad--S.Watanabe& N.Iwasaki * The Interactional Consequences of Epistemic Indexicality - Some Thoughts on the Epistemic Marker -Kamoshirenai--B.Pizziconi * Index Notes on Contributors * Preface * Introduction--B.Pizziconi&--M.Kizu * PART I: CONTEXTUALIZING AND DEFINING JAPANESE MODALITY * Modality, Modaritii and Predication The Story of Modality in Japan--H.Narrog * Modality from a Japanese Perspective--T.Masuoka * West Meets East: A Kindaichian Approach to Subjective Modality--L.Larm * What Is and Is Not Language-Specific About the Japanese Modal System? - A Comparative and Historical Perspective--T.Moriya&--K.Horie * PART II: JAPANESE MODALITY FROM SEMANTIC AND SYNTACTIC PERSPECTIVE * Tense and Settledness in Japanese Conditionals--S.Arita * Conditional Modality: Two Types of Modal Auxiliaries in Japanese--Y.Takubo * Japanese Modals and the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface--M.Kizu * PART III: JAPANESE MODALITY IN DISCOURSE * On Noun Phrases as Minor Sentences in Japanese--T.Shinya * The Acquisition of Japanese Modality During the Study Abroad--S.Watanabe& N.Iwasaki * The Interactional Consequences of Epistemic Indexicality - Some Thoughts on the Epistemic Marker -Kamoshirenai--B.Pizziconi * Index
Subject Japanese language -- Modality
Alt Author Pizziconi, Barbara, 1962-
Kizu, Mika, 1964-
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