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Kenny R. Coventry, Thora Tenbrink, and John Bateman

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199554201

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554201.001.0001

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Introduction—Spatial Language and Dialogue: Navigating the Domain

Introduction—Spatial Language and Dialogue: Navigating the Domain

(p.1) 1 Introduction—Spatial Language and Dialogue: Navigating the Domain
Spatial Language and Dialogue

Kenny R. Coventry (Contributor Webpage)

Thora Tenbrink (Contributor Webpage)

John Bateman (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

This chapter introduces the main topic of the book, which evaluates how people talk about the location of objects and places through dialogue. It defines spatial language and it's relation to dialogue as studied in this book. It explains the importance of dialogue to the study.

Keywords:   dialogue, spatial language definition, location, objects, places

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