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A History of the Irish Language: From the Norman Invasion to Independence

By Aidan Doyle

This book "sets the history of the Irish language in its political and cultural context" and "makes available for the first time material that has previously been inaccessible to non-Irish speakers."


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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

Edited By Keith Allan and Kasia M. Jaszczolt

This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."


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Title: Review of D. Schiffren et al. (eds.) (2001) Handbook of Discourse Analysis
Author: Steve Nicolle
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Institution: Canada Institute of Linguistics
Linguistic Field: Discourse Analysis
Abstract: The volume as a whole is less coherent than I was expecting, and the quality of the contributions varies considerably. There is also more emphasis on theoretical than on practical considerations, and this is reflected in the lack of sample data analyses.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: Journal of Linguistics. 40: 192-198


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