Laure Lansari

List of John Benjamins publications for which Laure Lansari plays a role.

Titles

Tense, Aspect, Modality, and Evidentiality: Crosslinguistic perspectives

Edited by Dalila Ayoun, Agnès Celle and Laure Lansari

[Studies in Language Companion Series, 197] 2018. viii, 366 pp.
Subjects Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics

Expressing and Describing Surprise

Edited by Agnès Celle and Laure Lansari

[Benjamins Current Topics, 92] 2017. v, 246 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive linguistics | Communication Studies | Pragmatics | Theoretical linguistics

Expressing and Describing Surprise

Edited by Agnès Celle and Laure Lansari

Special issue of Review of Cognitive Linguistics 13:2 (2015) vi, 250 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive linguistics

Articles

Celle, Agnès, Anne Jugnet, Laure Lansari and Tyler Peterson 2019 Chapter 7. Interrogatives in surprise contexts in EnglishSurprise at the Intersection of Phenomenology and Linguistics, Depraz, Natalie and Agnès Celle (eds.), pp. 117–138
Verbal reactions to surprising situations or surprising information often include interrogative structures rather than exclamatives, contrary to what is assumed in traditional grammars. In such contexts, interrogatives combine requests for information and the expression of surprise (possibly… read more | Chapter
Ayoun, Dalila, Agnès Celle and Laure Lansari 2018 Chapter 1. Introduction: On the gradience of TAM-E categoriesTense, Aspect, Modality, and Evidentiality: Crosslinguistic perspectives, Ayoun, Dalila, Agnès Celle and Laure Lansari (eds.), pp. 1–18
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Celle, Agnès and Laure Lansari 2017 IntroductionExpressing and Describing Surprise, Celle, Agnès and Laure Lansari (eds.), pp. 1–5
This paper is an introduction to this special issue on the description and expression of surprise. In line with the ANR-funded project it is part of, this volume aims to bridge the gap between emotion, cognition and linguistics. It stresses the unique status of surprise among emotions, uncovering… read more | Article
Celle, Agnès, Anne Jugnet, Laure Lansari and Emilie L’Hôte 2017 Expressing and describing surpriseExpressing and Describing Surprise, Celle, Agnès and Laure Lansari (eds.), pp. 215–244
This paper re-examines the well-established distinction between expression and description of emotion as regards surprise. First, the authors show that the expression of surprise does not involve the use of surprise lexemes, but rather mirative utterances and specific syntactic constructions (while… read more | Article
This paper investigates two emerging discourse markers based on verbs of saying in English and French – I was going to say and j’allais dire. Relying on various comparable corpora, the author shows that the markers under scrutiny have developed a similar use as “reduced parenthetical clauses”… read more | Article
Celle, Agnès and Laure Lansari 2015 IntroductionExpressing and Describing Surprise, Celle, Agnès and Laure Lansari (eds.), pp. 265–269
This paper is an introduction to this special issue on the description and expression of surprise. In line with the ANR-funded project it is part of, this volume aims to bridge the gap between emotion, cognition and linguistics. It stresses the unique status of surprise among emotions, uncovering… read more | Article
The present contrastive English-French case study examines interactions in which an unexpected factor triggers a verbal reaction of surprise, hence affecting a speaker’s level of certainty. We focus on why-would questions in English and their equivalents in French and analyse them from a pragmatic… read more | Article
This paper examines the use of the future periphrases be going to and aller + infinitive in conditional clauses introduced by if and si. Both monolingual and translated data is investigated. It shows that there is no equivalence between the two periphrases in such a constrained syntactic… read more | Article
Lansari, Laure 2008 Commitment: A parameter for the contrastive analysis of be going to and aller + inf.Commitment, De Brabanter, Philippe and Patrick Dendale (eds.), pp. 179–196
This paper aims at reexamining the notion of commitment through a case study: the comparison of the periphrases be going to and aller + inf. in contemporary English and French in a variety of texts and syntactic environments. Three cases are examined: the occurrence of the two periphrases in… read more | Article