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The Linguistic Individual

Self-Expression in Language and Linguistics

The Linguistic Individual( )
Author: Johnstone, Barbara
Series title:Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics
ISBN:978-0-19-510185-0
Publication Date:Jun 1996
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $134.50
Book Description:

Johnstone examines a variety of discourse genres, showing how choices among linguistic resources are mediated by self-expressive choices. She then discusses linguistic consistency across a variety of speech situations, and asks how, if language is fundamentally idiosyncratic, people can understand one another. Johnstone examines a variety of discourse genres, showing how choices among linguistic resources are mediated by self-expressive choices. She then discusseslinguistic consistency...
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Book Details
Pages:230
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Psychology / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 23.4 x 1.7 cm
Book Weight:0.344 Kilograms



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