Introduction to Pragmatics, Paperback / softback Book

Introduction to Pragmatics Paperback / softback

Part of the Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics series

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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

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 340 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • ISBN: 9781405175838

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