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Author Battistella, Edwin L. author.

Title Sorry about that : the language of public apology / Edwin L. Battistella.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    158.2 BAT    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    158.2 BAT    Available
Description xii, 217 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-210) and index.
Contents The scope of apologies -- How apologies succeed and fail -- How we literally apologize -- Sorry, regrets, and more -- True confessions -- Verbal self-defense -- National apologies -- International apologies -- Why we apologize, or don't -- Apology in American culture. A reader's guide to analyzing apologies.
Subject Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)
ISBN 9780199300914 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0199300917 (hardcover : acid-free paper)

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