The Cambridge encyclopedia of the language sciences
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What is a discourse? What makes a discourse coherent or incoherent? Investigation into these difficult questions has yielded so many sophisticated proposals that a short, comprehensive survey is well out of reach.
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Livingston, P. (2011). Coherence, discourse. In P. C. Hogan (Ed.), The Cambridge encyclopedia of the language sciences (pp. 171-173). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.