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Title: Discourse Grammar and Typology. Papers in Honor of John W. M. Verhaar
Edited By: T. Givón
Sandra A. Thompson
Werner Abraham
Description:

Dedicated to Fr. Verhaar, this volume presents papers related to discourse analysis and language typology. The papers are arranged in five groups: 1. Transitivity and voice, 2. Clausal modality, 3. Typology and discourse categories, Language and culture, 5. Functionality Contributions by: Werner Abraham, John M. Clifton, Bernard Comrie & Kaoru Horie, Bambang Purwo Kaswanti, Robert J. Conrad & Joshua Lukas, Bernd Heine, Paul J. Hopper, Barbara A. Fox, Anna Wierzbicka, John Haiman, Charles N. Li, and Susanna Cumming.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Typology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556193793
ISBN-13: 9781556193798
Pages: 346
Prices: U.S. $ 162
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027230307
ISBN-13: N/A