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The Oxford Handbook of Tense and Aspect, Hardback Book


Tense and aspect are means by which language refers to time-how an event takes place in the past, present, or future.

They play a key role in understanding the grammar and structure of all languages, and interest in them reaches across linguistics.

The Oxford Handbook of Tense and Aspect is a comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible guide to the topics and theories that currently form the front line of research into tense, aspect, and related areas.

Thevolume contains 36 chapters, divided into 6 sections, written by internationally known experts in theoretical linguistics.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 1128 pages, 110 illustrations
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Language acquisition
  • ISBN: 9780195381979


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