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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published books in the subject of Pragmatics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Metonymy and Language

    A New Theory of Linguistic Processing

    By Charles Denroche

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Acquiring Pragmatics

    Social and cognitive perspectives

    By Sandrine Zufferey

    Acquiring Pragmatics offers a comprehensive synthesis of state-of-the-art research on the acquisition of pragmatics. It introduces the current topics of research in theoretical pragmatics and explores the issues they raise for language acquisition research and the new experimental designs which...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Framing the Interpreter

    Towards a visual perspective

    Edited by Anxo Fernández-Ocampo, Michaela Wolf

    Situations of conflict offer special insights into the history of the interpreter figure, and specifically the part played in that history by photographic representations of interpreters. This book analyses photo postcards, snapshots and press photos from several historical periods of conflict,...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Pragmatics

    A Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Joan Cutting

    Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings – all...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Multimodal Epistemologies

    Towards an Integrated Framework

    Edited by Arianna Maiorani, Christine Christie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This volume develops a new multimodal semiotic approach to the study of communication, examining how multimodal discourse is construed transmedially and interculturally and how new technologies and cultural stances inform communicative contexts across the world. It contributes to current...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Pragmatics

    By Gunter Senft

    Series: Understanding Language

    Understanding Pragmatics takes an interdisciplinary approach to provide an accessible introduction to linguistic pragmatics. This book discusses how the meaning of utterances can only be understood in relation to overall cultural, social and interpersonal contexts, as well as to culture specific...

    Published January 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Pragmatism, Law, and Language

    Edited by Graham Hubbs, Douglas Lind

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia

    Edited by Louise Cummings

    Pragmatics has grown considerably in its relatively short history, from its original disciplinary influences in philosophy and linguistics, into a multidisciplinary field that encompasses a range of theoretical and empirical concerns. The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia captures the diversity of...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Information Structure in Spoken Arabic

    Edited by Jonathan Owens, Alaa Elgibali

    Series: Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series

    This book explores speakers’ intentions, and the structural and pragmatic resources they employ, in spoken Arabic – which is different in many essential respects from literary Arabic. Based on new empirical findings from across the Arabic world this book elucidates the many ways in which context...

    Published February 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

    Structure and Use

    By Christine Günther

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This book presents a detailed analysis of structural as well as pragmatic aspects underlying the phenomenon of noun ellipsis in English. Here Günther examines the structure of elliptical noun phrases to account for the conditions on noun ellipsis and those on one-insertion, with special emphasis on...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge