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Title: Pragmatics of Speech Actions
Edited By: Marina Sbisà
Ken Turner
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/40425?format=G
Series Title: Handbooks of Pragmatics [HOPS] 2
Description:

This volume provides extensive critical information about current discussions in the study of speech actions. Its central reference point is classic speech act theory, but attention is also paid to nonstandard developments and other approaches that study speech as action. The first part of the volume deals with main concepts, methodological issues and phenomena common to different kinds of speech action. The second part deals with specific kinds of speech actions, including types of illocutionary acts and some discourse and conversational phenomena.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Language and Social Interaction
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110214376
Pages: 733
Prices: Europe EURO 199.00

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110214383
Pages: 733
Prices: Europe EURO 199.00