From Words to Discourse

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This volume attempts to bridge the gap between theory and empirical analysis by focussing on several aspects of the semantics and the pragmatics of Spanish from a variety of theoretical points of view.
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Spanish past and future tenses - less (semantics) is more, S. Gennari
Tensed complements of perception verbs - issues in their temporal interpretation, A. Cipria
Spanish "aspectual" periphrases - ordering constraints and the distinction between situation and viewpoint aspect, B. Laca
Non-declarative sentences in Spanish - the case of the infinitive, X.R. Sequeiros
Aspect and situations - a situation semantics account of the semantic variability of Spanish "al-clauses", L. Alonoso-Ovalle
Mental spaces and epistemic attitudes - on the Spanish subjunctive/indicative alternation, F. Aliaga, E. de Bustos
Space accessibility and the pragmatic status of propositions, E. Mejias-Bikandi
Coercion and the stage/individual distinction, V. Escandell-Vidal, M. Leonetti
Some Spanish quantifier modifiers, R. Zuber
Demonstratives in context, J. Gutierrez-Rexach
Propositional NPIs and the scalar nature of polarity, J. Gutierrez-Rexach, S. Schwenter
Degree quantification and modal operators in Spanish, I. Bosque
The shifted reading of the Spanish simple past as dependent on presuppostion accommodation, R.J. Garcia Cordoba
On the interaction of syntax-semantics-pragmatics - a case study, J. Macia
Clitic doubling, null objects and clitic climbing in the Spanish of Corrientes, L. Colantoni
Spanish no, si - a particle of politeness, R. Vann et al.
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