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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 15 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Pragmatics

    An Advanced Resource Book for Students

    By Dawn Archer, Karin Aijmer, Anne Wichmann

    Series: Routledge Applied Linguistics

    Routledge Applied Linguistics is a series of comprehensive textbooks, providing students and researchers with the support they need for advanced study in the core areas of English language and applied linguistics. Each book in the series guides readers through three main sections, enabling them to...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Pragmatics Reader

    Edited by Dawn Archer, Peter Grundy

    The Pragmatics Reader is the indispensable set of readings for all students studying Pragmatics at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Combining key classic texts with newer extracts covering current developments in contemporary Pragmatics, each reading has been carefully selected to...

    Published March 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Introducing Pragmatics in Use

    By Anne O'Keeffe, Brian Clancy, Svenja Adolphs

    Introducing Pragmatics in Use is a lively and accessible introduction to pragmatics, which both covers theory and applies it to real spoken and written data. Pragmatics is the study of language in context, yet most textbooks rely on invented language examples. This innovative textbook...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Language and Intercultural Communication Reader

    Edited by Zhu Hua

    Language is key to understanding culture, and culture is an essential part of studying language. This reader focuses on the interplay between Language and Intercultural Communication. Reflecting the international nature of the field, this reader covers a wide range of language and cultural...

    Published January 28th 2011 by Routledge