The Pragmatic Perspective

Selected papers from the 1985 International Pragmatics Conference

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This volume contains a selection of reviewed and revised papers, originally presented at the International Pragmatics Conference held in Viareggio, Italy, 1–5 September 1985.
[Pragmatics & Beyond Companion Series, 5]  1987.  xiii, 836 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
ix
List of contributors
xi
Part I. Introduction
1. The pragmatic perspective
Jef Verschueren
3
2. Four dimensions of language use
Herbert H. Clark
9
Part II. The Bipersonal Dimension
Introduction
29
3. Contextual exploitation of interpretation clues in text understanding: An integrated model
Marcelo Dascal † and Elda Weizman
31
4. Cross-cultural and developmental sources of pragmatic generalizations
Susan M. Ervin-Tripp
47
5. Minimization and conversational inference
Stephen C. Levinson
61
6. Reference to persons in conversation
Michel de Fornel
131
7. Avoiding personal reference in Finnish
Auli Hakulinen
141
8. Implicit involvement in interactive writing
Jan-Ola Östman
155
9. Pragmatic formatives
Bruce Fraser
179
10. Complaints: A study of speech act behavior among native and non-native speakers of Hebrew
Elite Olshtain and Liora Weinbach
195
Part III. The Audience Dimension
Introduction
211
11. Context-discourse matching in baby talk
Fabia Franco and Laura D'Odorico
213
12. Towards a pragmatic approach to modality: The case of permissive can and may
Johan Vanparys
229
13. Communication: Beyond the cognitive approach and speech act theory
Cristiano Castelfranchi and Isabella Poggi
239
14. Pragmatic factors and strategies in discourse production
Vanda Lucia Zammuner
255
15. The pragmatics of argumentation
Manfred Kienpointner
277
Part IV. The Layered Dimension
Introduction
291
16. A theory of verbal irony and a Chinookan pattern of verbal exchange
Dell H. Hymes
293
17. Introductions of story characters in interactive and non-interactive narration
Gisela Redeker
339
18. Making arrangements: Five-part proposal-acceptance sequences in Dutch telephone conversations
J.P. Houtkoop-Steenstra
357
19. Models in descriptive meaning interpretation
János Sánder Petöfi
367
20. Silent speech acts and their cognitive effects
Dinah K.C. Murray
381
Part V. The Temporal Dimension
Introduction
393
21. Pragmatics and intonation
Thorstein Fretheim
395
22. Pragmatic as against grammatical factors in the determination of accent placement
Anna Fuchs
421
23. Temporal expressions in Korean
Chungmin Lee
435
24. Stability and change in VN/NV alternating languages: A study in pragmatics and linguistic typology
Paul J. Hopper
455
25. Conversational relevance
David Holdcroft
477
26. The pragmatic motivation of syntactic and semantic perspective
A. Machtelt Bolkestein and Rodie Risselada
497
27. Aspects of the interaction of syntax and pragmatics: Discourse coreference mechanisms and the typology of grammatical systems
Robert D. Van Valin Jr.
513
28. The pragmatics of indirect anaphors
Feride Erku and Jeanette K. Gundel
533
29. Communicative reference with pronouns
Ann K. Farmer and Robert M. Harnish
547
30. Processing connectives and the pragmatics of discourse
Jean Caron
567
31. Cohesion in Hopi narrative
David L. Shaul
581
32. Text understanding and lexical knowledge
Christoph Schwarze
587
33. Turns at writing: The organization of correspondence
Antoon De Rycker
613
34. Psychological or communicative reality: On the speaker's point of view
Judith Junger
649
35. Where is the meaning of verbal discourse?
Erland Hjelmquist
667
Part VI. Foundations and Applications
Introduction
683
36. The distinction between pragmatics and semantics
Steven Davis
685
37. Semantics, pragmatics, and text semiotics
Umberto Eco
695
38. Pragmatics and cognition: On explaining language
Jan Nuyts
715
39. Pragmatics and Wittgenstein: Ostensive and non-descriptive definition
Noel Burton-Roberts
733
40. Pragmatics and language rehabilitation
Carlos C. Perfetti and Marcella Bertuccelli Papi
755
References
771
Index
829
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