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Title: Pragmatics and Classical Sanskrit
Description:

Explores the possibilities and limitations of pragmatics research in classical Sanskrit concentrating on linguistic politeness. Such detailed text study supplements experimental studies (e.g. the Cross-Cultural Speech Act Realization project) and helps evaluate existing pragmatic theories constructed on the basis of contemporary languages.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): Sanskrit
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556192967
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Pages: 454
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027250405
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