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Radnitzky, Gerard A. 1962. Performatives and descriptions. Inquiry 5 : 12–45.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
English

Annotation

The purpose of the article is to outline a schematic system for describing texts or 'discourses' with respect to discourse function. The concepts of performative and of descriptive discourse function are central to this system.