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Coherence, discourse
The Cambridge encyclopedia of the language sciences
  • Paisley Nathan LIVINGSTON, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Document Type
Encyclopedia entry
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Disciplines
Abstract

What is a discourse? What makes a discourse coherent or incoherent? Investigation into these difficult questions has yielded so many sophisticated proposals that a short, comprehensive survey is well out of reach.

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Copyright © 2011 Cambridge University Press
Additional Information
ISBN of the source publication: 9780521866897
Citation Information
Livingston, P. (2011). Coherence, discourse. In P. C. Hogan (Ed.), The Cambridge encyclopedia of the language sciences (pp. 171-173). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.