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Capone, Alessandro. 2001. Modal adverbs and discourse: two essays. (Progetti Linguistici 14). Pisa: Edizioni ETS. 177 pp.
Book – monograph
The first essay 'From modality to discourse' provides a neo-Gricean account of the discourse functions of the modal adverbs really, obviously and certainly. The second essay 'A view of discourse' provides an overview of the main achievements in conversation analysis.