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Cognitive Stylistics Language and Cognition in Text Analysis (Linguistic Approaches to Literature, 1)

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Published by John Benjamins Publishing Co .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Style,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Cognitive grammar,
  • Discourse analysis, Literary,
  • Language and languages

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsElena Semino (Editor), Jonathan Culpeper (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9641384M
ISBN 101588112993
ISBN 109781588112996

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