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Title: Principles of Japanese Discourse
Written By: Senko K. Maynard
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521590957
Description:

This is the first book on Japanese rhetorical style and strategy ever made
available for English readers. Professor Maynard presents, in thirty
entries, clear explication of Japanese discourse organization and detailed
analysis of the rhetorical strategies used. Also included are practice
readings selected from contemporary Japanese discourse, including essays,
newspaper columns, a short story, a comic and an advertisement, with
translations and wordlists. A helpful self-study guide, it is also an
excellent reference source for students and instructors of Japanese.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): Japanese
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