LINGUIST List 9.518

Fri Apr 3 1998

Books: Pragmatics

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  1. adia, Pragmatics: Critical Concepts

Message 1: Pragmatics: Critical Concepts

Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 11:46:44 +0200 ()
From: adia <>
Subject: Pragmatics: Critical Concepts

Critical Concepts

Edited by Asa Kasher, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Published by Routledge 

Hb 1998 
ISBN/ISSN: 0-415-11734-8

2653 pages 
Vols. I-VI
Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches; 234 x 156 mm

Price: US $905.00
Price: UK 550.00

This timely collection, for the first time together in one place, gives
students and researchers access to the major works of the history of
Pragmatics as the science of language use. Readers can mow critically
assess the subject matter, methods, theories and applications that have
shaped this exciting area of language study.

This work also provides highly useful references and suggestions of
additional papers to be consulted.

Table of Contents

Volume One Part One: Dawn 
Part Two: Delineation 
Volume Two Part Three: Speech Act Theory 
Part Four: Particular Speech Acts 
Volume Three Part Five: Indexicals and Reference 
Volume Four Part Six: Presupposition Part Seven: Implicature 
Part Eight: Indirect Speech Acts 
Volume Five Part Nine: Communication 
Part Ten: Talk in Interaction 
Part Eleven: Discourse Volume Six
Part Twelve: Pragmatics and Grammar 
Part Thirteen: Pragmatics and Psychology
Part Fourteen: Pragmatics and Sociology 

For the table of contents, please contact Prof. Asa Kasher 
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