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Psycholinguistics a cognitive view of language by Helen Smith Cairns

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
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  • Creativity (Linguistics),
  • Generative grammar,
  • Psycholinguistics,
  • Language acquisition

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Edition Notes

StatementHelen S. Cairns, Charles E. Cairns.
ContributionsCairns, Charles E., joint author.
LC ClassificationsP37 .C3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5201145M
ISBN 100030078512
LC Control Number75025303

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