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Language and function to the memory of Jan Firbas by James Tyler Kent

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Published by Benjamins in Amsterdam .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Josef Hladky.
LC ClassificationsP
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 336 p. :
Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL22542109M
ISBN 109027215588

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