Methods in Historical Pragmatics (Topics in English Linguistics 52) (Topics in English Linguistics)

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  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • Linguistics,
  • Discourse analysis,
  • English language,
  • History,
  • Pragmatics

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ContributionsSusan Fitzmaurice (Editor), Irma Taavitsainen (Editor)
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Number of Pages313
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Open LibraryOL12664841M
ISBN 103110190419
ISBN 109783110190410

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