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LINGUIST List 17.484

Tue Feb 14 2006

Books: Pragmatics: Verschueren, Östman (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Handbook of Pragmatics: Verschueren, Östman (Eds)


Message 1: Handbook of Pragmatics: Verschueren, Östman (Eds)
Date: 27-Jan-2006
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Handbook of Pragmatics: Verschueren, Östman (Eds)


Title: Handbook of Pragmatics
Subtitle: 2003-2005 Installment
Series Title: Handbook of Pragmatics
Published: 2005
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=Z%20HOP%209

Editor: Jef Verschueren, University of Antwerp
Editor: Jan-Ola Östman, University of Helsinki
Loose Leaf: ISBN: 9027232296 Pages: 311 pp. (incl. binder) Price: Europe EURO 125.00
Loose Leaf: ISBN: 9027232296 Pages: 311 pp. (incl. binder) Price: U.S. $ 150.00
Abstract:

This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a
continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone
interested in language use. It provides easy access - for scholars with
widely divergent backgrounds but with convergent interests in the use and
functioning of language - to the different topics, traditions and methods
which together make up the field of Pragmatics, broadly conceived as "the
cognitive, social and cultural study of language and communication".

The Handbook of Pragmatics is a unique reference work for researchers: the
main body of the Handbook is produced in loose-leaf format in 3-ring
binders and is accompanied by the bound Manual which contains all necessary
background information and user guidelines. The loose-leaf Handbook forms
the basis of the Handbook proper giving an overview of the subfields,
traditions, methodologies and concepts of Pragmatics.

The Handbook is used as a basis for the online version: the Handbook of
Pragmatics Online is being expanded and revised annually as of 2003. Future
versions will add further records and will include updates, rewritings and
extensive revisions of already existing records. The Handbook of Pragmatics
Online is available from www.benjamins.com/online as well as a free 90-day
trial. The Handbook is also available in combination with the Bibliography
of Pragmatics Online at a discounted rate.

Table of contents

Traditions update
Revision: Cognitive science
Seana Coulson and Teenie Matlock
Revision: Componential analysis
Cliff Goddard
Revision: Phenomenology
Peter Reynaert and Jef Verschueren
Revision: Rhetoric
Manfred Kienpointner
Methods update
Revision: Corpus analysis
Jan Aarts
Handbook A-Z
Franz Boas
Regna Darnell
Conventions of language
Yueguo Gu
Revision: Deixis
Jack Sidnell
Erving Goffman
Jim O'Driscoll
Revision: Humor
Salvatore Attardo
Literacy
Jenny Cook-Gumperz
Revision: Mass media
Andreas H. Jucker
Metonymy
Klaus-Uwe Panther and Günter Radden
Harvey Sacks
Rod Watson

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=18120


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Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Anthropological Linguistics http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://ipra-www.uia.ac.be/ipra/
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics / LOT Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistic http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 






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