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Title: The Language Game: Papers in Memory of Donald C. Laycock.
Edited By: Tom Duton
Darrell T Tryon
Malcolm D. Ross

This volume is dedicated to the memory of Donald C. Laycock formerly Senior Fellow in the Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University who died suddenly in 1988. It contains over sixty contributions by former friends and colleagues. These cover a wide span reflecting Laycock's former interests.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0858833400
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 667
Prices: 85.00