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Title: Discourse Studies in Cognitive Linguistics
Edited By: Andrej A. Kibrik
Leo Noordman
Karen Van Hoek
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 176

This volume presents selected papers from the 5th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference within the area of discourse analysis. The topics addressed include pronominal anaphora in English and Russian narratives, the subtleties of the definite article in English and Spanish, the use of discourse particles in Dutch, and the function of prosody as a marker of text structure in spoken narratives.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Dutch
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556198930
ISBN-13: 9781556198939
Prices: U.S. $ 142
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027236828
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: NLG 130.00