Fresh Perspectives on Major Issues in Pragmatics

 
 
Routledge (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erscheint ca. am 30. Dezember 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 224 Seiten
978-0-367-85636-6 (ISBN)
 
This book showcases new and innovative developments and approaches in pragmatics, spotlighting perspectives from an international range of emerging scholars undertaking cutting-edge research pushing the field in new directions.
The volume begins by taking stock of the most up-to-date developments in pragmatics research, as embodied by the work of a newer generation of pragmaticists. Chapters are organized around key areas of development within pragmatics, including intercultural and cross-cultural pragmatics, cognitive pragmatics, and new perspectives on referencing, implicating, and inferring, shedding further light on the ways in which pragmatics increasingly interfaces with other linguistic disciplines and on innovative methodologies. The book also places the focus on pragmatics approaches in languages other than than English, further expanding the borders of research.
This book will be of particular interest to scholars in pragmatics interested in staying on top of the latest developments and future directions for the field.
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
  • 31 s/w Abbildungen, 8 farbige Abbildungen, 26 s/w Tabellen, 18 s/w Photographien bzw. Rasterbilder, 8 Farbfotos bzw. farbige Rasterbilder, 23 s/w Zeichnungen
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  • 23 Line drawings, black and white; 8 Halftones, color; 18 Halftones, black and white; 26 Tables, black and white; 8 Illustrations, color; 31 Illustrations, black and white
  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
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  • Dicke: 9 mm
978-0-367-85636-6 (9780367856366)
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Monika Kirner-Ludwig is Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Department of English at Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck, Austria, and is affiliated with the University at Albany (SUNY), USA, and Tomsk State University, Russia.
Table of Contents


List of Figures


List of Tables


List of Contributors


Acknowledgements


List of Abbreviations


Chapter 1.


Introduction: New Waves in Pragmatics


Istvan Kecskes and Monika Kirner-Ludwig





Chapter 2.


Can cats pick up chainsaws? The interaction of context and plausibility


Stanley Alexander Donahoo





Chapter 3.


Scalar Implicature through the lens of Distributional Linguistics


Maxime Codere Corbeil





Chapter 4.


"We have a big crowd": The different referents of the first-person plural in U.S. presidential candidates' talk on entertainment-political interviews


Eean Grimshaw and Menno H. Reijven





Chapter 5.


Whatever can be meant can be echoed: A comparison of since when questions and echo declarative questions


Angelika Kiss





Chapter 6.


The pragmatics of Japanese quotative constructions: a comparative study between Japanese and Japanese heritage language families


Kiyono Fujinaga-Gordon





Chapter 7.


Managing epistemic asymmetry through dialogic resonance in therapy interactions


Rong Lei





Chapter 8.


At-issue or not-at-issue discourse contribution by puisque ('since')? Information structure and discourse structure


Hasmik Jivanyan





Chapter 9.


A Discourse Model for "Undirected Speculation"


Erika Bellingham, Hanno Beck and Richard Hatcher





Chapter 10.


Pragmatic aspects of translation: a contrastive analysis of translation processes illustrated by inductive-empirical eye-tracking, writing process analysis, and a questionnaire


KyeongHwa Lee

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