Publication details [#46617]
Krug, Manfred, Roberta Facchinetti and Frank Palmer, eds. 2004. Modality in Contemporary English. (Topics in English Linguistics 44). Berlin: De Gruyter. XVI+396 pp.
Book – edited volume
Language as a subject
This volume provides original theories and a wide range of descriptive information regarding modality in current English. It also offers fresh insights concerning more general linguistic issues, such as the sociolinguistic-syntactic constraints' interplay, grammaticalization, and colloquialization.