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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

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Title: Interpersonal Pragmatics
Edited By: Miriam A. Locher
Susan A. Graham
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110214321-1
Series Title: Handbooks of Pragmatics 6
Description:

New volume in the new series: "Handbooks of Pragmatics"

This handbook focuses on the interpersonal aspects of language in use,
exploring key concepts such as face, im/politeness, identity, or gender, as
well as mitigation, respect/deference, and humour in a variety of settings.
The volume includes theoretical overviews as well as empirical studies from
experts in a range of disciplines within linguistics and communication
studies and provides a multifaceted perspective on both theoretical and
applied approaches to the role of language in relational work.

Key features:
* views pragmatics from both theoretical and applied perspectives
* deals with the interpersonal or relational side of language in use
* there is no handbook available on this particular focus so far
* provides reliable overviews useful not only to researchers but also to
students and teachers
* includes 20 extensive articles and a valuable subject index

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Communications
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Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110214338
Pages: 497
Prices: Europe EURO 199.00
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110214321
Pages: 497
Prices: Europe EURO 199.00