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Title: English Text: System and Structure
Written By: James R. Martin

This work is a comprehensive introduction to text-forming resources in English, along with practical procedures for analyzing English texts and relating them to their context of use.

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556191154
ISBN-13: 9781556191152
Pages: 620
Prices: U.S. $ 216
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556194854
ISBN-13: 9781556194856
Pages: 620
Prices: U.S. $ 57