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Title: Thoughts and Utterances
Subtitle: The Pragmatics of Explicit Communication
Written By: Robyn Carston
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631178910
Description:

Thoughts and Utterances is the first sustained investigation of two distinctions which are fundamental to all theories of utterance understanding: the semantics/pragmatics distinction and the distinction between what is explicitly communicated and what is implicitly communicated.

- Features the first sustained investigation of both the semantics/pragmatics distinction and the distinction between what is explicitly and implicitly communicated in speech.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Semantics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631214887
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 432
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99
U.S. $ 34.95

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631178910
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 432
Prices: U.K. £ 60.00
U.S. $ 69.95