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Tense structure and reference a first-order non-modal analysis by Diane Dorough Barense

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Published by Indiana University Linguistics Club in Bloomington .
Written in English


  • English language -- Tense

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [89]-91.

Statementby Diane Dorough Barense.
ContributionsIndiana University Linguistics Club
LC ClassificationsPE1301 B37
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p.
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21668992M

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