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Studies on English Modality

In Honour of Frank Palmer

Series:

Anastasios Tsangalidis and Roberta Facchinetti

Contents: Anastasios Tsangalidis/Roberta Facchinetti: Preface – Juana I. Marín-Arrese: Effective vs. Epistemic Stance, and Subjectivity/Intersubjectivity in Political Discourse. A Case Study – Roberta Facchinetti: Subjectivity, (Non-)subjectivity and Intersubjectivity in English Modality – Anna Wärnsby: On Controllability as a Contextual Variable – Leo Francis Hoye: Modality in Discourse: The Pragmatics of Epistemic Modality – Marta Degani/Elisabetta Adami/Anna Belladelli: The Use of Modal Verbs in Interpersonal Contexts: From Semantics to Pragmatics – Heloisa Maria Moreira Lima-Salles: Para/for-infinitives in Brazilian Portuguese and English: Similarities and Contrasts in the Grammatical Encoding of Modality – Lotte Hogeweg: What’s So Unreal about the Past? Past Tense and Counterfactuals – Jo Willmott: Modality of English Conditional Sentences: The Evidence from Ancient Greek – Juan Rafael Zamorano-Mansilla/Marta Carretero: The Expression of Deduction Referring to Past Time within the Verbal Group: An English-Spanish Contrastive Analysis – Ferdinand de Haan: On the Status of ‘Epistemic’ Must – Ilse Depraetere: Some Observations on (Factual) Could + Perfect Infinitive – Evangelia Manika: Modal Verbs in Modern Greek and English: What’s Conceptualization Got to Do with Typology? – Philippe Bourdin: On the Role of Context in Interpreting Want as a Volitional or Deontic Verb – Daniël Van Olmen/Tanja Mortelsmans: Movement Futures in English and Dutch. A Contrastive Analysis of Be Going To and Gaan.