Wallace Chafe

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Publications on Evidentiality and Modality

1986.   With Johanna Nichols: Evidentiality: The Linguistic Coding of Epistemology. Norwood, NJ: Ablex.


            Evidentiality in English Conversation and Academic Writing. Above volume, 261-272.


1995.   The Realis-Irrealis Distinction in Caddo, the Northern Iroquoian Languages, and English. In Joan Bybee and Suzanne Fleischman (eds.), Modality in Grammar and Discourse, 349-365. Amsterdam and        Philadelphia: John Benjamins.


2000.   Epistemic Modality in English. Epistemic Modality and Related Phenomena: The Cases of Japanese, English and Chinese, 1-19. The National Language Research Institute, Seventh International Symposium, Session 6. Tokyo.