Publication details [#5160]

Jarrett, Dennis. 1984. Pragmatic coherence in an oral formulaic tradition: I can read your letters/Sure can't read your mind. In Tannen, Deborah F., ed. Coherence in spoken and written discourse. Ablex Publishing Company. pp. 155–171.
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Article in book
Publication language
Language as a subject


An analysis of the features of textual coherence in an Afro-American blues song, with a comparison of the oral and the written form of the song.