Negation in English speech and writing: a study in variation

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Academic Press, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 353 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Toward a Pragmatic Theory of Negation
15
Why Is There Twice as Much Negation
31
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About the author (1991)

Gunnel Tottie is Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. She is author of "Negation in English Speech and Writing" (1991) and editor of "Creating and Using English Language Corpora "(with Udo Fries and Peter Schneider, 1994), and "Negation in the History of English" (with Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade and Wim van der Wurff, 1999).