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LINGUIST List 19.217

Fri Jan 18 2008

Books: Pragmatics/Linguistic Theories: Bublitz, Hübler (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Metapragmatics in Use: Bublitz, Hübler (Eds)


Message 1: Metapragmatics in Use: Bublitz, Hübler (Eds)
Date: 17-Jan-2008
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Metapragmatics in Use: Bublitz, Hübler (Eds)
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Title: Metapragmatics in Use
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 165
Published: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=P%26bns%20165

Editor: Wolfram Bublitz
Editor: Axel Hübler
Hardback: ISBN: 9027254095 9789027254092 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9027254095 9789027254092 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 142.00
Abstract:

This collection of papers fills a gap in current research on both
metapragmatics and pragmatics in that it combines data-based pragmatic
analysis with metapragmatic theory and focuses on the ways in which
metadiscourse is actually used. The 12 contributions investigate speech
acts and verbal (as well as non-verbal) expressions which highlight
(meta-)linguistic aspects of ongoing discourse and thus provoke a deviation
from the latter's original direction and purpose. All case studies discuss
ways and means which interactants employ to resolve diverging pragmatic
expectations in communication. The papers analyze authentic examples from
English and other languages (and cultures), including Thai, Chinese and
Japanese, and center around three principal domains of communication:
ordinary everyday interaction, interaction in educational contexts and in
specialized discourse. The introductory chapter locates the various
contributions within a systematically broader theoretical framework. The
wide scope of the collection, its empirical orientation and the
reader-friendly form of presentation should appeal to anyone interested in
pragmatics, whether scholar or student.

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                            Pragmatics

Written In: English (eng )

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