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LINGUIST List 18.1159

Mon Apr 16 2007

Books: Historical Ling/Pragmatics: Fitzmaurice, Taavitsainen (Eds)

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, Methods in Historical Pragmatics: Fitzmaurice, Taavitsainen (Eds)



Message 1: Methods in Historical Pragmatics: Fitzmaurice, Taavitsainen (Eds)
Date: 13-Apr-2007
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Methods in Historical Pragmatics: Fitzmaurice, Taavitsainen (Eds)


Title: Methods in Historical Pragmatics
Series Title: Topics in English Linguistics 52
Published: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
                http://www.mouton-publishers.com

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/rs/bookSingle.cfm?id=IS-9783110190410-1&l=E

Editor: Susan M. Fitzmaurice
Editor: Irma Taavitsainen
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110190410 Pages: 313 Price: Europe EURO 118.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110190410 Pages: 313 Price: U.S. $ 159.30 Comment: for USA, Canada & Mexico
Abstract:

This volume represents a timely collective review and assessment of what it
is we do when we do English historical pragmatics or historical discourse
analysis. The context for the volume is a critical assessment of the
assumptions and practices defining the body of research conducted on the
history of the English language within what might loosely be regarded as
the framework of historical pragmatics. The aim of the volume is to engage
with matters of approach and method from different perspectives;
accordingly, the contributions offer insights into earlier communicative
practices, registers, and linguistic functions as gleaned from historical
discourse.

The essays are loosely grouped according to their orientations within the
scope of the study of language and meaning in historical texts, both
literary and non-literary. The structure of the volume thus represents a
critical convergence of traditions of reading texts or analyzing discourse
and this in turn exposes key questions about the methods and the outcomes
of such readings or analysis. The volume contributes to the growing
maturity of historical pragmatic research approaches as it exemplifies and
extends the range of approaches and methods that dominate the research
enterprise.

From the Contents:

Introduction, Susan Fitzmaurice, Irma Taavitsainen; Historical pragmatics:
What it is and how to do it, Irma Taavitsainen, Susan Fitzmaurice; The
development of I mean: Implications for the study of historical pragmatics,
Laurel J. Brinton; Soþlice, forsoothe, truly - communicative principles and
invited inferences in the history of truth-intensifying adverbs in English,
Ursula Lenker; Speech act verbs and speech acts in the history of English,
Irma Taavitsainen, Andreas H. Jucker; Text types and the methodology of
diachronic speech act analysis, Thomas Kohnen; A pragmatics for
interpreting Shakespeare's Sonnets 1 to 20: Dialogue scripts and Erasmian
intertexts, Lynne Magnusson; Developing a more detailed picture of the
English courtroom (1640-1760): Data and methodological issues facing
historical pragmatics, Dawn Archer; What do you lacke? what is it you buy?
Early Modern English service encounters, Birte Bös; Letters as narrative:
Narrative patterns and episode structure in early letters, 1400 to 1650,
Monika Fludernik

Of Interest To:

Students and Scholars of English Studies and Pragmatics; Teachers of
Historical English; Research Libraries

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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Pragmatics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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