Language and its contexts transposition and transformation of meaning? = Le langage et ses contexts : transposition et transformation du sens? by Pierre-Alexis Mevel

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Other titlesLanguage et ses contexts
StatementPierre-Alexis Mével and Helen Tattam [editors]
SeriesModern French identities -- 91
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LC ClassificationsP325.5.C65 L35 2010
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24411623M
ISBN 109783034301282
LC Control Number2010030937

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