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Principles of Japanese discourse
Author Senko Maynard
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN0521599091 [COPAC, Webcatplus, Wikipedia]

Review by Phil Yff

A student of Japanese who has acquired a significant vocabulary and knowledge of grammatical structures might still have trouble putting this knowledge to practical use. "Principles of Japanese Discourse" by Senko K. Maynard is an invaluable tool to help such students harness the power of the ... read more

Review by Publisher

This is the first book on Japanese rhetorical style and strategy ever made available for English readers. Professor Maynard presents, in thirty entries, clear explication of Japanese discourse organization and detailed analysis of the rhetorical strategies used. Also included are practice readings ... read more

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