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The Linguistics of Punctuation, Volume 18

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Geoffrey Nunberg challenges a widespread assumption that the linguistic structure of written languages is qualitatively identical to that of spoken language: It should no longer be necessary to defend the view that written language is truly language, but it is surprising to learn of written-language category indicators that are realized by punctuation marks and other figural devices.' He shows that traditional approaches to these devices tend to describe the features of written language exclusively by analogy to those of ...

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The Linguistics of Punctuation, Volume 18 1990, Center for the Study of Language and Information Publica Tion, New York

ISBN-13: 9780937073469

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The Linguistics of Punctuation, Volume 18 1990, Center for the Study of Language and Information Publica Tion, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780937073476

Hardcover