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Name: Arie  Verhagen
Institution: Universiteit Leiden
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Homepage: http://www.arieverhagen.nl
State and/or Country: Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Dutch
Selected Publications: Arie Verhagen (2005). Constructions of Intersubjectivity. Discourse, Syntax, and Cognition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2nd Edition (paperback, slightly extended) 2007.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Usage-Based Approaches to Dutch
 Constructions of Intersubjectivity
Dissertation Director * of: Cognitive Reference Points: Semantics beyond the prototypes in adjectives of space and colour
(Elena Tribushinina, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Passive and Perspective
(Louise Cornelis, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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