Language breakdown and the construction of meaning: Linguistic frameworks for readings of dementia in literature

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Abstract

This chapter explores the background to representations of language in dementia in contemporary literary fiction and non-fiction, from a perspective which draws upon work in clinical speech and language, neurolinguistics and cognitive linguistics, and interactional discourse.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDementia and Literature
EditorsT Maginess
PublisherRoutledge
Pages115-132
Publication statusPublished - 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Speech and Hearing
  • Linguistics and Language

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