Coherence, discourse

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Cambridge encyclopedia of the language sciences
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9780521866897
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011


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LIVINGSTON, P. N. (2011). Coherence, discourse. In The Cambridge encyclopedia of the language sciences (pp. 171-173). Cambridge University Press.