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Subject: Literature/drama and linguistics
Question: Hello,

I am a PhD student and I am currently working on Harold Pinter's
dramatic discourse and the relevance of irony in his plays. I intend to
analyse the choosen plays linguistically and pragmatically (chosing a
linguistic theory and framework).

I would be more than pleased to help me choose the most applicable
theory for such a delicate topic.

Thanks in advance!

From: Najla Baccar
Date: 27-Oct-2012
  1. Re: Literature/drama and linguistics    Susan D Fischer     (29-Oct-2012)

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