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Title: Conceptual & Discourse Factors in Linguistic Structure
Edited By: Alan Cienki
Michael B. Smith
Barbara Luka

Moving within a cognitive and functional framework, this volume focuses on the motivations for linguistic patterning in human social and cognitive experience, and on the dynamic properties of language construal, use, and development.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: CSLI Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1575862581
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 290
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ISBN: 157586259X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 290
Prices: $65.00