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Name: Donald  A. Burquest
Institution: University of Texas at Arlington
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Homepage: http://ling.uta.edu/~don/
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Chadian
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Survey of Linguistic Theories: Third Edition
 Phonological Analysis: A Functional Approach (Second Edition, Revised)
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Survey of Linguistic Theories: Third Edition
Dissertation Director * of: The Textual Construction of Femininity in Women's Fitness Magazines
(Tracy Rundstrom Williams, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Transparency and Spreading of Tense, Aspect, and Mood in Kuche Narrative Discourse
(Janet Wilson, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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