This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."
Multiliteracies: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures
Multiliteracies addresses the question of the future of literacy teaching: what should be taught and how. This new collection brings together the work of the most exciting voices in the field. Each of these specialists proposes a new pedagogy which recognises both cultural and linguistic diversity, and the many ways of representing meaning beyond language, such as the visual.