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Title: Introduction to Pragmatics
Written By: Betty J. Birner
Series Title: Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics

Introduction to Pragmatics guides students through traditional and new approaches in the field, focusing particularly on phenomena at the elusive semantics/pragmatics boundary, to explore the role of context in linguistic communication.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781405175821
Pages: 340
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ISBN-13: 9781405175838
Pages: 340
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ISBN-13: 9781118348352
Pages: 340
Prices: U.S. $ 35.99