On some basic issues of the theory of functional sentence perspective. II, On Wallace L. Chafe's views on new and old information and communicative dynamism

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K některým základním otázkám funkční perspektivy větné (aktuálního členění větného). II, K pojetí staré a nové informace a výpovědní dynamičnosti u Wallace L. Chafa
Author: Firbas, Jan
Source document: Brno studies in English. 1987, vol. 17, iss. 1, pp. [51]-59
Extent
[51]-59
  • ISSN
    0231-5351
Type: Article
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English
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