Understanding Utterances : Introduction to Pragmatics, Paperback

Understanding Utterances : Introduction to Pragmatics Paperback

Part of the Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics S. series


This textbook provides an introduction to pragmatics from the point of view of Sperber and Wilsona s Relevance Theory.

The first part lays down the foundations of a relevance theoretic approach to utterance understanding, which is then applied to the analysis of a range of phenomena which are central to pragmatics.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208 pages, 0
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Semantics
  • ISBN: 9780631158677



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