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Title: Subjectivity in Grammar and Discourse. Theoretical Considerations and a Case Study of Japanese Spoken Discourse
Written By: Shoichi Iwasaki

Investigating the notion of subjectivity from a pragmatic point of view, this volume provides a theoretical and methodological basis for the study of various aspects of language and discourse and applies these specifically to Japanese spoken discourse, for which the data are added in an appendix.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): Japanese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556193688
ISBN-13: 9781556193682
Pages: 151
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