Third-Person Reference in Northern Pomo Conversation: The Indexing of Discourse Genre and Social Relations

  title={Third-Person Reference in Northern Pomo Conversation: The Indexing of Discourse Genre and Social Relations},
  author={Mary Catherine O’Connor},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={377 - 409}
  • M. O’Connor
  • Published 1 July 1990
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
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