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Title: Genre, Relevance and Global Coherence
Subtitle: The Pragmatics of Discourse Type
Written By: Christoph Unger
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/newsearch/Catalogue.aspx?is=1403985332
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition
Description:

Genre, Relevance and Global Coherence seeks to explain how discourse types
or genre may influence the addressee's inferential processes in identifying
the communicator's intention. It examines global coherence-based accounts
as well as proposals based on Gricean pragmatics, arguing that the key to a
solution lies in the interplay of the cognitive and communicative
principles of relevance proposed by Sperber & Wilson. It unravels intricate
relations between cognitive mechanisms, communicative principles and
expectations of relevance in complex ostensive stimuli such as texts.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403985332
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320
Prices: U.K. £ 55.00