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Published by Oxford University Press in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Rhetoric.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] David King and Thomas Crerar.
ContributionsCrerar, Thomas, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1408 .K656
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 146 p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5333849M
LC Control Number72187085

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