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Book: Contrastive Discourse Analysis

Chapter: Towards a comparison of cohesive reference in English and German: System and text

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21776


The present chapter is concerned with contrasts in cohesion between English and German, with a special focus on the investigation of cohesive reference. Employing system-based as well as corpus-based methods, it adds a contrastive to the dominating monolingual perspectives.

Chapter Contributors

  • Kerstin Kunz ( - kkunz)
  • Erich Steiner ( - erichsteiner) 'Saarland University'