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Published: 30 November 2018

688 Pages


ISBN: 9780198826781

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The Oxford Handbook of Modality and Mood

Edited by Jan Nuyts and Johan van der Auwera

Oxford Handbooks

  • Surveys the current state of the art on the semantics and the linguistic expression of modality and mood
  • Considers the expression of modality and mood in a range of typologicall diverse languages
  • Surveys not only grammatical devices but also lexical devices for expressing modality and mood
  • Uses consistent and parecise terminological conventions
  • Features an introductory section including a chapter on the historical origins and development of the notions of modality and mood