S. E. Murray. The semantics of evidentials. (Oxford Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics, 9.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017

 
PIIS0373658X0011226-7-1
DOI10.7868/S0373658X1803008X
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Affiliation: National Research University Higher School of Economics
Address: Moscow, 105066, Russian Federation
Journal nameVoprosy Jazykoznanija
EditionIssue 3
Pages154-160
Abstract

As mentioned in the preface, “The semantics of evidentials” elaborates on Sarah E. Murray’s [2010] PhD thesis “Evidentiality and the structure of speech acts”. The monograph proposes “a new semantics of evidentials”, which should be understood as an update of the formal semantic approach to evidentiality. It appeared as volume 9 of “The Oxford Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics”, a series of more specialized studies parallel to “The Surveys” series.

Keywordsreview article, evidentiality, formal semantics
Received15.07.2018
Publication date15.07.2018
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