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Title: Relevance
Subtitle: Communication and Cognition, Second Edition
Written By: Dan Sperber
Deirdre Wilson

This second edition contains the original text, corrected and with new
explanatory notes, and a Postface outlining developments in Relevance
Theory since the first edition, discussing the more serious criticisms of
the theory, and envisaging possible revisions or extensions.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631198784
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 336
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99
U.S. $ 33.95