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ISBN-10: 0199243689

ISBN-13: 9780199243686

Edition: 2004

Authors: Yan Huang

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This is an introduction to pragmatics, the systematic study of language in use and one of the most vibrant fields in linguistics. It provides a complete account of the central topics of the subject and a guide to the latest developments and research. The book opens with a discussion of the scope, meaning, and history of pragmatics from Aristotle to the present. It shows how the subject relates to the study of sociolinguistics, semantics, and syntax, and to such fields as thephilosophy of language, linguistic anthropology, and artificial intelligence.The remainder of the volume is divided into two parts. Part I opens with an account of classical and neo-Gricean theories of conversational and…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/23/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 348
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Central Topics in Pragmaticsal Implicatures
Speech Actsreference
Deixistics and cognition: Relevance Theory
Pragmatics and its Interfaces
Pragmatics and Cognition: Relevance Theory
Pragmatics and Semanticsd Cultural linguistics
Pragmatics and Syntaxect and Prospect
Suggested Solutions to Exercises
Index of Names
Index of Languages
Index of Subjects