Publication details [#1894]

Burton, Deirdre. 1981. The sociolinguistic analysis of spoken discourse. In French, Peter and Margaret MacLure, eds. Adult-child conversation. Croom Helm. pp. 21–46.
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Article in book
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Person as a subject


An attempt to give a systematic presentation and explanation of the descriptive system used to describe discourse in a Birmingham research unit (one of the products of which was J.McH. Sinclair, R.M. Coulthard 1975: 'Towards an analysis of discourse').