Linguistics and literature

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This chapter discusses linguistics and literature. It is part of a collection which provides a comprehensive and accessible account of the field of linguistics. The book begins with a general overview that considers the origins of language, frames the discipline within its historical context, and looks at how linguists acquire new data. It then turns to the traditional subdisciplines of linguistics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Linguistics
EditorsMark Aronoff, Janie Rees-Miller
Place of PublicationMalden MA
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2000

Publication series

NameBlackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
PublisherBlackwell Publishers


  • linguistics
  • literature


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