Writing & culture

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Published by G. Narr in Tübingen .

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  • Language and culture,
  • English language -- Written English,
  • Written communication

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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Statementedited by Balz Engler
SeriesSPELL, Swiss papers in English language and literature -- v. 6, 1992, Swiss papers in English language and literature -- v. 6
ContributionsEngler, Balz
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p. ;
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14723978M
ISBN 103823346814

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