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Haverkate, Henk, Kees Hengeveld and Gijs Mulder. 1993. Aproximaciones pragmalingüísticas al español. [Pragmalinguistic approaches to Spanish.] (Diálogos Hispánicos 12). Amsterdam: Rodopi. 219 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


With the analysis of Spanish phenomena as common denominator, the papers in this volume explore different frameworks -speech-act theory; Sperber and Wilson's relevance theory; Verschueren's pragmatic distinctions- and a wide range of topics: expressive and commissive speech acts; the notion of indirectness; discourse operators and connectives; uses of echoic questions; pragmatic uses of non-standard conditionals; and the contrast between pronominal and empty subject in a pro-drop language.

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