The Language of Life and Death
Author : William Labov
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Total Pages : 253
Release : 2013-08
ISBN 10 : 9781107033344
ISBN 13 : 1107033349
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Language of Life and Death Book Description:

Labov extends his widely used framework for narrative analysis to matters of greatest human concern: accounts of the danger of death, violence, premonitions, and large-scale community conflicts. This book provides a rich range of narratives that grip the reader's attention together with an analysis of how it is done.


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