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Language, desire, and the ontogenesis of intersubjectivity

Rumsey, Alan


Benveniste argued that subjectivity is constituted through the linguistic category of person. Equally crucial, I argue, are the categories of mood and modality, especially the imperative. As with personal pronouns, the use of these categories presupposes

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Language and Communication
DOI: 10.1016/S0271-5309(02)00042-3


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