Discursive Pragmatics

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| University of Antwerp
| University of Helsinki
| University of Antwerp
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The ten volumes of Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights focus on the most salient topics in the field of pragmatics, thus dividing its wide interdisciplinary spectrum in a transparent and manageable way. While the other volumes select specific philosophical, cognitive, grammatical, social, cultural, variational, or interactional angles, this 8th volume focuses on theories and phenomena at the level of discourse, but leaving aside conversational interaction. It provides the reader with pragmatics-oriented information on discourse analysis, critical discourse analysis and critical linguistics, as well as text linguistics and appraisal theory, while introducing other specific approaches to discourse through concepts such as polyphony, intertextuality, genre, and énonciation. Furthermore, topics such as public discourse, narrative, figures of speech, cohesion and coherence, pragmatic markers, manipulation, and humor, are all dealt with in separate chapters. The binding idea, explained in the introduction, is that ´discursive pragmatics´ may serve as a platform for a diversity of perspectives on discourse, as they have emerged not only in the language sciences but also in the humanities and social sciences in general.
[Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights, 8]  2011.  xv, 307 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Preface to the series
xiii–xiv
Acknowledgements
xv
Discursive pragmatics: A platform for the pragmatic study of discourse
Jan Zienkowski
1–13
Appraisal
Peter R.R. White
14–36
Cohesion and coherence
Wolfram Bublitz
37–49
Critical Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis
Ruth Wodak
50–70
Énonciation: French pragmatic approach(es)
Marjut Johansson and Eija Suomela-Salmi
71–101
Figures of Speech
Manfred Kienpointner
102–118
Genre
Anna Solin
119–134
Humor
Salvatore Attardo
135–155
Intertextuality
Stef Slembrouck
156–175
Manipulation
Paul Chilton
176–189
Narrative
Alexandra Georgakopoulou
190–207
Polyphony
Eddy Roulet
208–222
Pragmatic markers
Karin Aijmer and Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen
223–247
Public discourse
Srikant Sarangi
248–265
Text and discourse linguistics
Jan-Ola Östman and Tuija Virtanen
266–285
Text linguistics
Robert de Beaugrande
286–296
“The book brings new insights to some existing topics and the rethinking of this old issue provides coherence to the volume. Another strength of the work is that most chapters end with stimulating questions for future research, extending the overview of the topics involved. [...] this book is not only a valuable asset to pragmatics and discourse studies, but it will also be welcomed by those who work in areas such as cognitive linguistics, social linguistics, literature and applied linguistics.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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