List of John Benjamins publications for which Piotr Cap plays a role.
ISSN 1018-2101 | E-ISSN 2406-4238
Implicitness: From lexis to discourse
Edited by Piotr Cap and Marta Dynel
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 276] 2017. vi, 306 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics
Proximization: The pragmatics of symbolic distance crossing
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 232] 2013. ix, 220 pp.
Analyzing Genres in Political Communication: Theory and practice
Edited by Piotr Cap and Urszula Okulska
[Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture, 50] 2013. xi, 426 pp.
Subjects Communication Studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics
Perspectives in Politics and Discourse
Edited by Urszula Okulska and Piotr Cap
[Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture, 36] 2010. ix, 416 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics
Review of Feldman (2021): When Politicians Talk: The Cultural Dynamics of Public Speaking. Language and Dialogue 12:3, pp. 477–4822022.
Virtual dialogues in monologic political discourse: Constructing privileged and oppositional future in political speeches. Dialogicity in Political Discourse, Weizman, Elda and Zohar Livnat (eds.), pp. 747–7682022.
This paper describes ways in which political speakers define and legitimize future policies by construing different policy options in terms of ‘privileged’ and ‘oppositional’ futures. Privileged and oppositional futures are conceptual projections of alternative policy visions occurring in… read more | Article
On the development of the social-linguistic nexus in discourse research: A critical review. Pragmatics and Society 12:2, pp. 309–3332021.
This paper gives a critical overview of analytical approaches dominating the field of discourse studies in the last three decades, from the perspective of their philosophical and formative bases: social constructionism and linguistics. It explores different conceptions of the theoretical nexus… read more | Article
Chapter 5. Aspects of threat construction in the Polish anti-immigration discourse. Migration and Media: Discourses about identities in crisis, Viola, Lorella and Andreas Musolff (eds.), pp. 115–1362019.
Proximization Theory (PT) (Cap 2008, 2010, 2013, 2017; among others) is a cognitive-critical model that accounts for the ways in which the discursive construction of closeness and remoteness can be manipulated in the political sphere and bound up with fear, security and conflict. This article… read more | Chapter
Chapter 1. Implicitness: Familiar terra incognita in pragmatics. Implicitness: From lexis to discourse, Cap, Piotr and Marta Dynel (eds.), pp. 1–122017.
The aim of this chapter is to shed light on the concept behind the label “implicitness”, which is ubiquitous in the pragmatic scholarship but has rarely constituted the focus of attention per se. In the teeth of the intuitive use of the label, which seems synonymous with “indirectness” used in some… read more | Chapter
Monologic follow-ups in political macro-discourse: The US anti-terrorist discourse as a case in point. The Dynamics of Political Discourse: Forms and functions of follow-ups, Fetzer, Anita, Elda Weizman and Lawrence N. Berlin (eds.), pp. 59–842015.
Follow-ups have been often considered a primarily dialogic/conversational phenomenon. In this chapter I demonstrate that the concept of the follow-up could be extended to cover monologic discourses as well, especially those in which the speaker realizes a macro-goal over a number of texts produced… read more | Article
Review of Dontcheva-Navratilova (2011): Coherence in Political Speeches. Cognitive Perspectives on Political Discourse, Fischer, Pascal and Christoph Schubert (eds.), pp. 371–3742014.
Analyzing genres in political communication: An introduction. Analyzing Genres in Political Communication: Theory and practice, Cap, Piotr and Urszula Okulska (eds.), pp. 1–262013.
Axiological Proximization. Critical Discourse Studies in Context and Cognition, Hart, Christopher (ed.), pp. 81–962011.
Chapter 7. Proximizing objects, proximizing values: Towards an axiological contribution to the discourse of legitimization. Perspectives in Politics and Discourse, Okulska, Urszula and Piotr Cap (eds.), pp. 119–1422010.
Chapter 20. Exploring ‘political communication(s)’: Contexts, procedures and outlook. Perspectives in Politics and Discourse, Okulska, Urszula and Piotr Cap (eds.), pp. 399–4062010.
Chapter 1. Analysis of Political Discourse: Landmarks, challenges and prospects. Perspectives in Politics and Discourse, Okulska, Urszula and Piotr Cap (eds.), pp. 3–202010.