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Introduction to Pragmatics - Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics (Hardback)
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Introduction to Pragmatics - Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics (Hardback)

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Hardback 340 Pages / Published: 17/08/2012
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Introduction to Pragmatics guides students through traditional and new approaches in the field, focusing particularly on phenomena at the elusive semantics/pragmatics boundary to explore the role of context in linguistic communication. * Offers students an accessible introduction and an up-to-date survey of the field, encompassing both established and new approaches to pragmatics * Addresses the traditional range of topics such as implicature, reference, presupposition, and speech acts as well as newer areas of research, including neo-Gricean theories, Relevance * Theory, information structure, inference, and dynamic approaches to meaning * Explores the relationship and boundaries between semantics and pragmatics * Ideal for students coming to pragmatics for the first time

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405175821
Number of pages: 340
Weight: 712 g
Dimensions: 252 x 173 x 21 mm

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