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Title: Meaning in Language
Subtitle: An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics, 3rd ed
Written By: Alan D. Cruse
URL: http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Linguistics/SemanticsPragmaticsPhilosophyofL/?view=
Series Title: Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics
Description:

A comprehensive introduction to the ways in which meaning is conveyed in
language. Alan Cruse covers semantic matters, but also deals with topics
that are usually considered to fall under pragmatics. A major aim is to
highlight the richness and subtlety of meaning phenomena, rather than to
expound any particular theory.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Semantics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199559465
ISBN-13: 9780199559466
Pages: 512
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