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Title: Semantics and Pragmatics
Subtitle: Meaning in Language and Discourse
Written By: Kasia M. Jaszczolt
Series Title: Longman Linguistics Library

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to various approaches to meaning and presents the most popular and successful theories in a way that makes them accessible for undergraduates.

Jaszcoltz demonstrates compatability of various aspects of cognitive linguistics and explores how the boundry between semantics and pragmatics may be drawm.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Pearson Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0582418909
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 424
Prices: £20.99