LINGUIST List 7.827

Tue Jun 4 1996

Sum: Textbooks on Pragmatics

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  1. "Beatriz Juacaba", Sum: Textbooks on Pragmatics

Message 1: Sum: Textbooks on Pragmatics

Date: Tue, 04 Jun 1996 17:20:41 GMT
From: "Beatriz Juacaba" <>
Subject: Sum: Textbooks on Pragmatics
Dear linguists,

Many thanks to all of you who replied to my posting, and provided me with
useful comments. My thanks to: Gerardo Lorenzino, Susan Burt, Eva Delgado
Lavin, Lynne Murphy, Hans Ladegaard, Jan Tent, June Luchjenbroers, and Chad
Here is a summary of all the references sent in response to my query:

BLAKEMORE, D. (1992). Understanding utterances: An introduction to pragmatics,
GREEN, G. (1989). Pragmatics and natural language understanding, Erlbaum.
GRUNDY, P. (1995). Doing pragmatics, Edward Arnold.
MEY, J. (1993). Pragmatics: An introduction, Blackwell. *(the most
SCHIFFRIN, D. (1994). Approaches to discourse, Blackwell.
SPERBER, D. & WILSON, D. (1995, 2. ed.). Relevance: communication and
cognition, Blackwell.
THOMAS, J. (1995). Meaning in interaction: An introduction to pragmatics,

New suggestions are welcome! If any other source is posted, I will let you
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