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Journal Title: Lingua
Volume/Issue:   132/
Issue Title: Implicature and Discourse Structure
Date: August 2013
Table of Contents: 1. Implicature and discourse structure: An introduction
Pages 1-12
Anton Benz, Katja Jasinskaja, Fabienne Salfner

2. Implicatures and discourse structure
Pages 13-28
Nicholas Asher

3. Inferring implicatures and discourse relations from frame information
Pages 29-50
Matthias Irmer

4. Corrective elaboration
Pages 51-66
Katja Jasinskaja

5. The independence of quantity implicatures and contrast relations
Pages 67-84
Grégoire Winterstein

6. Additivity and probability
Pages 85-102
Jacques Jayez, Grégoire Winterstein

7. Modelling implicatures from modified numerals
Pages 103-114
Chris Cummins
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Semantics
Subject Language(s): English
French
 
LL Issue: 24.2771