Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics

Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics

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Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics (COPE) 2e is an authoritative single-volume reference resource comprehensively describing the discipline of pragmatics, an important branch of natural language study dealing with the study of language in it's entire user-related theoretical and practical complexity. As a derivative volume from Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics 2e, it comprises contributions from the foremost scholars of semantics in their various specializations and draws on 20+ years of development in the parent work in a compact and affordable format. Principally intended for tertiary level inquiry and research, this will be invaluable as a reference work for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as academics inquiring into the study of meaning and meaning relations within languages. As pragmatics is a centrally important and inherently cross-cutting area within linguistics, it will therefore be relevant not just for meaning specialists, but for most linguistic audiences. * Edited by Jacob Mey, a leading pragmatics specialist, and authored by experts * The latest trends in the field authoritatively reviewed and interpreted in context of related disciplines * Drawn from the richest, most authoritative, comprehensive and internationally acclaimed reference resource in the linguistics area * Compact and affordable single volume reference formatComics either appear as regular strips in printed media (comic strips), in comic magazines with contributions by various authors, or as comic books featuring a main character and his or her story or episodes. Origins of the Comics Although theanbsp;...

Title:Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics
Author:J.L. Mey
Publisher:Elsevier - 2009-08-07


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