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TOC: Pragmatics and Society 9 / 2 (2018)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 17-Jul-2018
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Pragmatics and Society Vol. 9, No. 2 (2018)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Pragmatics and Society
Volume Number: 9
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2018

Main Text:

2018. iii, 160 pp.

Table of Contents

Obituary Charles Goodwin (1943-2018)
Pages 173–174


Hedging in political interviewing: When Obama meets the press
Diane Ponterotto
Pages 175–207

Why did Trump say “I hope you will let Flynn go” to Comey?: Pragmemes and socio-pragmatics (A Strawsonian analysis)
Alessandro Capone and Antonino Bucca
Pages 208–231

Language, attitudes and party politics: The representation of Republicans and Democrats in Presidential weekly addresses
Dezheng (William) FENG and Shuo ZHANG
Pages 232–251

Does a corpus informed analysis provide any insights as to why Robert Phillipson’s theory of Linguistic Imperialism is labelled by some as a conspiracy theory?
Sean Thornton
Pages 252–273

Breathing life into social presence: The case of texting between friends
Marie-Theres Fester and Stephen J. Cowley
Pages 274–296

Exploring the construction of the Irish Mammy in ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’: Making and breaking the stereotype
Bróna Murphy and María Palma-Fahey
Pages 297–328


Review of Musolff, Andreas (2016) Political Metaphor Analysis: Discourse and Scenarios
Reviewed by Kathleen Ahrens
Pages 329–332

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

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