Handbook of Pragmatics

2002 Installment

Loose-leafAvailable
ISBN 9789027226020 (Eur) | EUR 125.00
ISBN 9781588114105 (USA) | USD 188.00
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for scholars with widely divergent backgrounds but with convergent interests in the use and functioning of language — to the different topics, traditions and methods which together make up the field of Pragmatics, broadly conceived as the cognitive, social and cultural study of language and communication, i.e. the science of language use.

The Handbook of Pragmatics is a unique reference work for researchers, which has been expanded and updated continuously with annual installments since 1995. It is also available online.
[Handbook of Pragmatics, 8]  2003.  viii, 402 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Adaptability
Jef Verschueren and Frank Brisard
1–24
Appraisal
Peter R.R. White
1–27
Émile Benveniste
Tine Van Hecke
1–15
Emphasis
Gerda Eva Lauerbach
1–20
Information structure
Jeanette K. Gundel and Thorstein Fretheim
1–17
Intertextuality
Stef Slembrouck
1–24
Language acquisition
Steven Gillis and Dorit Ravid
1–58
Manipulation
Paul Chilton
1–16
Metaphor
Miriam Taverniers
1–36
Non-verbal communication
Lluís Payrató
1–35
Tense and aspect
Robert I. Binnick
1–26
Truthfulness
Jocelyne Vincent Marrelli
1–48
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Joachim Leilich
1–14
Word order
Mirjam Fried
1–14
“This Handbook is a fascinating compilation of very different articles,all of which come together around the central theme of pragmatics in itsbroadest interpretive sense. The contributions span mainstream and less commonlyinvestigated issues. Each contribution provides a detailed theoreticalcomponent, often accompanied by an overview of the historical development of theparticular line of thought in each area. A description of how research isconducted within each framework is also given. As well, most of thecontributions contain information about specific studies in their area to helpthe reader connect the theoretical and analytical information. The work isconsistently well done and it is clear that the editors have done a remarkablejob in bringing cohesion to very disparate works.”
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Subjects

Linguistics

Pragmatics
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General