Digitala Vetenskapliga Arkivet

Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Evidentiality as stance: Event types and Speaker roles
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Linguistics, General Linguistics.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6114-5527
2018 (English)In: Evidence for Evidentiality / [ed] Ad Foolen, Helen de Hoop, Gijs Mulder, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2018, p. 19-43Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The paper argues for a view of evidentials as a type of shifter and outlines a theory of reference for evidentials that separates the configuration of the ground from the relational axis, as well as the alignment between ground and figure. The paper also evaluates a proposal by Kockelman (2004) that draws on Jakobson’s notion of “event type” and Goffman’s “speaker roles” to suggest an existing analogy between “commitment events” for modals and “source events” for evidentials. The scope properties of ‘factual’ forms in both systems notably constitute a formal difference between (epistemic) modality and evidentiality that cannot be accounted for solely by the referential properties of evidentials.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2018. p. 19-43
Series
Human Cognitive Processing: Cognitive Foundations of Language Structure and Use, ISSN 1387-6724 ; 61
Keywords [en]
evidentiality, epistemic modality, stance, Ika
National Category
General Language Studies and Linguistics
Research subject
General Linguistics
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-112416DOI: 10.1075/hcp.61.02berISBN: 9789027200952 (print)ISBN: 9789027263919 (electronic)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-112416DiVA, id: diva2:779059
Projects
Sammansatt perspektiv i epistemisk bedömning: en undersökning av intersubjektivitet i språk
Funder
Swedish Research Council, 2011-2274Åke Wiberg FoundationAvailable from: 2015-01-12 Created: 2015-01-12 Last updated: 2023-03-16Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(301 kB)291 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 301 kBChecksum SHA-512
71471d7c5a5a4fbc7b9e9d841cb0b014e65ef48a900cdd1806aa2f075c6752815b546ed65c66b43cd05665710c421094e7602dc4d268fd08433935da9ccbfbc8
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Other links

Publisher's full text

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Bergqvist, Henrik
By organisation
General Linguistics
General Language Studies and Linguistics

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 296 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

doi
isbn
urn-nbn

Altmetric score

doi
isbn
urn-nbn
Total: 1746 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf