The Oxford Handbook of Pragmatics by Yan HuangThe Oxford Handbook of Pragmatics by Yan Huang

The Oxford Handbook of Pragmatics

EditorYan Huang

Hardcover | February 25, 2017

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This volume brings together distinguished scholars from all over the world to present an authoritative, thorough, and yet accessible state-of-the-art survey of current issues in pragmatics. Following an introduction by the editor, the volume is divided into five thematic parts. Chapters inPart I are concerned with schools of thought, foundations, and theories, while Part II deals with central topics in pragmatics, including implicature, presupposition, speech acts, deixis, reference, and context. In Part III, the focus is on cognitively-oriented pragmatics, covering topics such ascomputational, experimental, and neuropragmatics. Part IV takes a look at socially and culturally-oriented pragmatics such as politeness/impoliteness studies, cross- and intercultural, and interlanguage pragmatics. Finally, the chapters in Part V explore the interfaces of pragmatics with semantics,grammar, morphology, the lexicon, prosody, language change, and information structure.The Oxford Handbook of Pragmatics will be an indispensable reference for scholars and students of pragmatics of all theoretical stripes. It will also be a valuable resource for linguists in other fields, including philosophy of language, semantics, morphosyntax, prosody, psycholinguistics, andsociolinguistics, and for researchers and students in the fields of cognitive science, artificial intelligence, computer science, anthropology, and sociology.
Yan Huang is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Auckland, and Changjiang Scholar Chair Professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University. He has previously held positions at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, and Reading. He is the author of Anaphora: A Cross-Linguistic Study (2000), Pragmatics (2007; 2nd edition 2014) an...
Title:The Oxford Handbook of PragmaticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:800 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:February 25, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgementsList of symbols and abbreviationsThe contributors1. Yan Huang: Introduction: What is pragmatics?I: Schools of thought, foundations, and theories2. Ann Bezuidenhout: Contextualism vs semantic minimalism3. Yan Huang: Neo-Gricean pragmatics4. Deirdre Wilson: Relevance theory5. Reinhard Blutner: Formal pragmatics: Optimality-theoretic, game-theoretic, and decision-theoretic pragmatics6. Jef Verschueren: European Continental perspective view7. Jacob L. Mey: Sociological foundationsPart II: Central topics8. Yan Huang: Implicature9. Bart Geurts: Presupposition and givenness10. Stephen C. Levinson: Speech acts11. Jack Sidnell and N. J. Enfield: Deixis12. Barbara Abbott: Reference13. Anita Fetzer: ContextPart III: Macro-pragmatics and cognition14. Bruno G. Bara: Cognitive pragmatics15. Pamela R. Rollins: Developmental pragmatics16. Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr: Experimental pragmatics17. Harry Bunt: Computational pragmatics18. Louise Cummings: Clinical pragmatics19. Brigitte Stemmer: NeuropragmaticsPart IV: Macro-pragmatics and society/culture20. Penelope Brown: Politeness and impoliteness21. Istvan Kecskes: Cross-cultural and intercultural pragmatics22. Cesar Felix-Brasdefer: Interlanguage pragmatics23. Emanuel A. Schegloff: Conversation analysisPart V: Interfaces24. Robyn Carston: Pragmatics and semantics25. Mira Ariel: Pragmatics and grammar26. Wolfgang U. Dressler and Lavinia Merlini-Barbaresi: Pragmatics and morphology: Morphopragmatics27. Laurence R. Horn: Pragmatics and the lexicon: Lexical pragmatics28. Julia Hirschberg: Pragmatics and prosody29. Andreas H. Jucker: Pragmatics and language change: Historical pragmatics30. Gregory Ward, Betty J. Birner, and Elsi Kaiser: Pragmatics and information structureReferencesIndex