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English : meaning and culture / Anna Wierzbicka.

By: Wierzbicka, Anna
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c.2006Description: ix, 352 p. ; 26 cmISBN: 0195174755; 9780195174755Subject(s): English language -- Semantics | English language -- Foreign countries | Language and languages -- Philosophy | Great Britain -- Civilization | English-speaking countries -- Civilization | Humanities: English July2019DDC classification: 420.143 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information Summary: Points out that language and culture are not just interconnected, but inseparable. This work uses research to investigate the "universe of meaning" within the English language and places it in historical and geographical perspective. It is intended for linguists and others concerned with language and culture.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-339) and index.

Points out that language and culture are not just interconnected, but inseparable. This work uses research to investigate the "universe of meaning" within the English language and places it in historical and geographical perspective. It is intended for linguists and others concerned with language and culture.

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