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Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren, eds. 2015. Handbook of Pragmatics. 2015 Installment. (Handbook of Pragmatics 19). John Benjamins. viii, 240 pp.
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This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. It provides easy access — for scholars with widely divergent backgrounds but with convergent interests in the use and functioning of language — to the different topics, traditions and methods which together make up the field of Pragmatics, broadly conceived as “the cognitive, social and cultural study of language and communication”.

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