Henriette E. de Swart

List of John Benjamins publications for which Henriette E. de Swart plays a role.

Book series


The cross-linguistic variation in distribution and meaning of perfect constructions building on have + past participle in Western European languages has been analysed in terms of the aoristic drift, the shift from resultative via perfect to perfective past meaning that takes us from… read more | Article
We develop a linguistic analysis of the distribution and meaning of the verb forms used to translate the Passé Composé in Italian, German, Dutch, Spanish, English and Greek. To achieve this, we carry out a multilingual comparison of tense use in L’Étranger, based on an exploration of data extracted… read more | Chapter
Le Bruyn, Bert, Martijn van der Klis and Henriette E. de Swart 2019 The Perfect in dialogue: Evidence from DutchLinguistics in the Netherlands 2019, Berns, Janine and Elena Tribushinina (eds.), pp. 162–175
We investigate the use of the perfect in dialogue in Dutch and – for comparison – report on data from Dutch narrative discourse as well as on data from both registers in English. Our approach is corpus-based with data drawn from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and its translation to Dutch.… read more | Article
Le Pichon-Vorstman, Emmanuelle, Henriette E. de Swart, Jacob Vorstman en Huub van den Bergh 2009 Effect of Learning a New Language on Children's Willingness to CommunicateToegepaste Taalwetenschap in Artikelen 81, pp. 31–40
The present study was set up to evaluate to what extent multilingual study groups can be considered homogeneous. A series of interviews were conducted to investigate the metacommunicative awareness of 101 children. We compared children who had learned an additional language in a formal context… read more | Article
Swart, Henriette E. de 2006 Aspectual implications of the semantics of plural indefinitesNon-definiteness and Plurality, Vogeleer, Svetlana and Liliane Tasmowski (eds.), pp. 161–189
Molendijk, Arie and Henriette E. de Swart 1998 Frequency and Tense Use in FrenchTense and Aspect: The contextual processing of semantic indeterminacy, Vogeleer, Svetlana, Walter De Mulder and Ilse Depraetere (eds.), pp. 43–60
Abstract. This paper deals wilh the use of Ihe passé simple and the imparfait of French in frequentative sentences. It is argued that frequency implies sentence-internal quantification, meaning that frequentative sentences report just one (complex) eventuality. This claim is related to the fact… read more | Article
Swart, Henriette E. de 1995 Almerindo Ojeda. Linguistic individualsStudies in Language 19:2, pp. 590–594