Tense and Text in Classical Arabic
A Discourse-oriented Study of the Classical Arabic Tense System
In Tense and Text in Classical Arabic, Michal Marmorstein presents a discourse-oriented analysis of the indicative tense system in Classical Arabic. The study demonstrates the effect of the extended syntactic and textual context on the function of the verbal forms. Readership: Scholars of Classical Arabic syntax and discourse, Arabic grammatical tradition, comparative Semitic syntax, and anyone concerned with Arabic linguistics.
KeywordsHistorical & comparative linguistics
Publication date and place2016
SeriesStudies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics, 85
Historical & comparative linguistics