LINGUIST List 21.4165

Tue Oct 19 2010

Books: Historical Ling/Pragmatics: Jucker, Taavitsainen (Eds)

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        1.     Julia Ulrich , Historical Pragmatics: Jucker, Taavitsainen (Eds)

Message 1: Historical Pragmatics: Jucker, Taavitsainen (Eds)
Date: 18-Oct-2010
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Historical Pragmatics: Jucker, Taavitsainen (Eds)
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Title: Historical Pragmatics Series Title: Handbooks of Pragmatics 8 Published: 2010 Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110214277-1

Editor: Andreas H Jucker Editor: Irma Taavitsainen Electronic: ISBN: 9783110214284 Pages: 743 Price: Europe EURO 199.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110214277 Pages: 743 Price: Europe EURO 199.00 Comment: Standing Order price for subscribers to the complete work € 149.00.
Abstract:

New volume in the new series "Handbooks of Pragmatics"

The Handbook of Historical Pragmatics provides an authoritative andaccessible overview of this versatile new field in pragmatics devoted to adiachronic study of language use and human interaction in context. Itcovers all areas of historical pragmatics from grammaticalization theory topragmatic entities, such as discourse markers, speech acts and politenessto individual discourse domains from scientific writing to literarydiscourse. Each contribution, written by a leading specialist, gives asuccinct, representative and up-to-date overview of research questions,theories, methods and recent developments in the field.

Key features:* to date there is no handbook devoted to historical pragmatics, so thisis the first one of its kind* covers all areas of historical pragmatics from grammaticalization theoryto pragmatic entities, such as discourse markers, speech acts and address terms* offers surveys of historical pragmatic research in individual discoursedomains from scientific writing to literary discourse* the handbook with its twenty-two articles and a subject index outlinesand defines historical pragmatics in more detail than has been done before

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics                             Pragmatics                             Discourse Analysis                             Historical Linguistics
Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website: http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=50966



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