Pragmatics And The English Language

August 14, 2014|
Pragmatics And The English Language by Jonathan Culpeper
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How do we interpret language and expose its meanings? How does pragmatics describe the English language? Where can we go to acquire a deeper understanding of pragmatics?Pragmatics and the English Languageis a bold new textbook that presents an innovative and exciting way of looking at the subject. This new perspective, called integrative pragmatics, steers a course between what have historically been considered irreconcilable perspectives. With an emphasis on empirical data, the book is filled with examples from cartoons, films and historical sources, as well as face-to-face and digitally-mediated interactions, all of which are used to help the reader develop a better understanding of the theory.Pragmatics and the English Language: - Focuses on both the pragmatic aspects of English and how pragmatics is shaped by English - Synthesizes traditional ideas with state-of-the-art pragmatics research - Goes far beyond the coverage found in other pragmatics textbooks Shedding light on the English language in highly original ways,Pragmatics and the English Languageis essential reading for advanced students of the English language and linguistics, along with anybody else who wishes to develop a more in-depth knowledge of pragmatics.
Jonathan Culpeper is Professor of English Language and Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK. Michael Haugh is Associate Professor in the School of Languages and Linguistics, Griffith University, Australia.
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Title:Pragmatics And The English Language
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:316 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:316 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 1 in
Published:August 14, 2014
Publisher:Red Globe Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780230551725

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