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The pragmatics of understanding and misunderstanding

The pragmatics of understanding and misunderstanding

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Published by Universidad de Zaragoza in Zaragoza, España .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication.,
  • Miscommunication.,
  • Pragmatics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited and prefaced by Beatriz Penas.
    ContributionsPenas, Beatriz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP91 .P637 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p. ;
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL81403M
    ISBN 108489513821
    LC Control Number99186510
    OCLC/WorldCa43864632


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