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Bertinetto, Pier Marco. 1979. Can we give a unique definition of the concept 'text'?: Reflexions on the status of textlinguistics. In Petöfi, Janos S., ed. Text vs. sentence: Basic questions of text linguistics. H. Buske. pp. 143–159.
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The aim is to ascertain whether the various definitions of 'text' proposed in text linguistics can be applied to the field of literary works. The hypothesis to be tested is that a literary text is nothing more than a subspecies of the notion text as an indicator for any unit of discourse.