List of John Benjamins publications for which Deirdre Wilson plays a role.
Communication, comprehension, and interpretation Dynamism in Metaphor and Beyond, Colston, Herbert L., Teenie Matlock and Gerard J. Steen (eds.), pp. 143–1562022
Ray Gibbs has argued that three features of figurative utterance interpretation make it hard to envisage a unitary pragmatic theory, with a set of dedicated principles or mechanisms linked to “some specialized ‘pragmatics’ part of the mind”. First, a given figurative utterance may be interpreted… read more | Chapter
Chapter 7. Lexical pragmatics and implicit communication Implicitness: From lexis to discourse, Cap, Piotr and Marta Dynel (eds.), pp. 147–1762017
In this paper, we consider what is implicitly communicated when the linguistically-specified (encoded) meaning of word or phrase is modified in use. Well-studied examples of such modification include lexical narrowing, approximation and metaphorical extension. A striking feature of much research in… read more | Chapter
Irony and relevance: A reply to Seto, Hamamoto and Yamanashi Relevance Theory: Applications and implications, Carston, Robyn and Seiji Uchida (eds.), pp. 283 ff.1998