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Metaphors of our times

Alec J. C. Pongweni

Metaphors of our times

the oral interrogations of sociocultural continuities and raptures

by Alec J. C. Pongweni

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Published by Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society in Cape Town, South Africa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shona language -- Figures of speech,
  • Shona language -- Idioms,
  • Metaphor,
  • Sociolinguistics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-292).

    StatementAlec J.C. Pongweni & Emmanuel M. Chiwome.
    SeriesCASAS book series -- no. 46
    ContributionsChiwome, Emmanuel., Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8681 .P68 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 292 p. ;
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24059590M
    ISBN 101919932739
    ISBN 109781919932736
    LC Control Number2008489294
    OCLC/WorldCa244786965

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