The Pragmatics Of Irish English by Anne BarronThe Pragmatics Of Irish English by Anne Barron

The Pragmatics Of Irish English

byAnne Barron

Hardcover | August 31, 2005

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Irish English, while having been the focus of investigations on a variety of linguistic levels, has not often been researched on the pragmatic level. In the present volume, this imbalance is addressed by providing much-needed empirical data on language use in Ireland in the private, official and public spheres and also by examining the use of Irish English as a reflection of socio-cultural norms of interaction. The contributions cover a wide range of pragmatic phenomena and draw on a number of frameworks of analysis. Despite the wide scope of topics and methodologies, a relatively coherent picture of conventions of language use in Ireland emerges. Indirectness and heterogeneity on the formal level are, for instance, shown to be features of Irish English
Title:The Pragmatics Of Irish EnglishFormat:HardcoverDimensions:408 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:August 31, 2005Publisher:Mouton De GruyterLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3110184699

ISBN - 13:9783110184693

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