On some basic issues of the theory of functional sentence perspective. V, (Some more thoughts on Marie Luise Thein's critique of the theory)

Author: Firbas, Jan
Source document: Brno studies in English. 1998, vol. 24, iss. 1, pp. [11]-32
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