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Conference Colloque Chronos (7th : 2006 : Antwerp, Belgium)
Title From now to eternity / edited by Jesse Mortelmans, Tanja Mortelmans and Walter De Mulder.
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2011.

Series Cahiers Chronos ; 22.
Cahiers Chronos ; 22.
Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Congresses.
Alt Name Mortelmans, Jesse.
Mortelmans, Tanja.
De Mulder, Walter.
Description 1 online resource (v, 209 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Non-state imperfectives in Romance and West-Germanic: How does Germanic render the progressive?; Aspectual symmetry between indirect locative and external arguments: the French case; Revisiting the distinction between accomplishments and achievements; Negation and perfective vs. imperfective aspect; Some semantic aspects of gerundive clauses in European Portuguese; Introducing the present perfective puzzle; Why the present perfect differs cross-linguistically. Some new insights
(Non)-modal uses of the present indicative in Dutch legislationAttenuation in French simple tenses; Towards a novel aspectuo-temporal account of conditionals
Summary The present volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 7th Chronos colloquium in Antwerp (2006). They specifically focus on issues dealing with the categories of Aktionsart , aspect and tense, and the possible relations between these categories, mainly in Germanic and Romance languages. Some of the papers in this collection put the relation between tense and modal meaning into focus, which was in fact the Antwerp conference's special topic. More in particular, the papers in this volume deal with: non-state imperfectives in Romance and West-Germanic, aspectual properties of French l.
ISBN 9789042032682 (electronic bk.)
9042032685 (electronic bk.)
9789042032675
9042032677
ISBN/ISSN 9786613009296
OCLC # 712782781
Additional Format Print version: From Now to Eternity. Gardners Books 2011 9789042032675 (OCoLC)701012199.