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Title: Pragmatics: Critical Concepts
Edited By: Asa Kasher
Description:

This timely collection, for the first time together in one place, gives students and researchers access to the major works of the history of Pragmatics as the science of language use. Readers can mow critically assess the subject matter, methods, theories and applications that have shaped this exciting area of language study.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415117348
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 2653p
Prices: US $905.00, UK 550.00