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."
This is a grammar of the Nabak language of the Huon Peninsula, PNG; a non-Austronesian language. It is a language with extensive morphophonemics. The grammar includes numerous glossed examples, together with several texts and a dictionary. A major focus is an informal account of Nabak cohesion.