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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

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Title: Discourse Modality. Subjectivity, Emotion and Voice in the Japanese Language
Written By: Senko K. Maynard
Description:

Focusing on non-propositional, i.e. the expressive and interactional, meanings of Japanese signs, with special emphasis on understanding their cognitive, psychological and social meanings, this study shows Japanese to be richly featured for the expression of personal voice and emotive nuances and confronts the theoretical issues underlying this richness.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): Japanese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556192924
ISBN-13: 9781556192920
Pages: 315
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