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  • Representing Timeby Kasia M. Jaszczolt

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book offers a new approach to the representation of meaning of temporally-located utterances and discourses. Temporality, the author suggests, should be taken to mean degrees of certainty, understood in turn as degrees of acceptability concerning the eventuality referred to in the speaker's utterance. - ;Thinking and speaking about time is... more...

  • Salience and Defaults in Utterance Processingby Keith Allan; Kasia M. Jaszczolt

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    The book addresses controversies around the conscious vs automatic processing of contextual information and the distinction between literal and nonliteral meaning. It sheds new light on the relation of the literal/nonliteral distinction to the distinction between the automatic and conscious retrieval of information. The question of literal meaning... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmaticsby Keith Allan; Kasia M. Jaszczolt

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 133.00

    In the fast-developing field of pragmatics, this Handbook is a one-stop resource for today's research and the many theoretical debates. more...

  • Space and Time in Languages and Culturesby Luna Filipovic; Kasia M. Jaszczolt

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

    This is an interdisciplinary volume that focuses on the central topic of the representation of events, namely cross-cultural differences in representing time and space, as well as various aspects of the conceptualisation of space and time. It brings together research on space and time from a variety of angles, both theoretical and methodological. Crossing... more...

  • Space and Time in Languages and Culturesby Luna Filipovic; Kasia M. Jaszczolt

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This volume offers novel insights into linguistic diversity in the domains of spatial and temporal reference, searching for uniformity amongst diversity. A number of authors discuss expression of dynamic spatial relations cross-linguistically in a vast range of typologically different languages such as Bezhta, French, Hinuq, Italian, Japanese, Polish,... more...

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