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Author Conference on Pragmatics (1979 : Urbino, Italy)

Title Possibilities and limitations of pragmatics : proceedings of the Conference on Pragmatics, Urbino, July 8-14, 1979 / edited by Herman Parret, Marina Sbisà, and Jef Verschueren
Published Amsterdam : John Benjamins, 1981
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Description 1 online resource (x, 854 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in language companion series : SLCS, 0165-7763 ; v. 7
Studies in language companion series ; v. 7
Contents POSSIBILITIES AND LIMITATIONS OF PRAGMATICS; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; INTRODUCTION; CONTEXT CHANGE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES FOR A THEORY OF NATURAL LANGUAGE; SEMANTIC CONSTRAINTS ON RELEVANCE; THE PROBLEM OF APPROPRIATENESS IN PRAGMATIC DEVELOPMENT; LANGUAGE ACQUISITION, PSYCHOLOGICAL DUALISM AND THE DEFINITION OF PRAGMATICS; PRAGMATIC ISSUES IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF RECENT HISTORY FROM INTERVIEW NARRATIVES; PRAGMATICS AND PRAGMATISM; IDIOMATICITY AS A PROBLEM OF PRAGMATICS; CONTEXTUALISM; CAUSATIVES
Summary This impressive volume attempts to make an assessment of past achievements, but also to open up new perspectives in the field of pragmatics, exactly ten years after the publication of Searle's seminal Speech Acts. This rich collection presents an unrivaled diversity of topics and approaches united by the possibilities and limitations generic to the field of pragmatics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 799-831) and index
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Subject Pragmatics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Kongress
Urbino (1979)
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Parret, Herman.
Sbisà, Marina.
Verschueren, Jef.
ISBN 9027283176 (electronic bk.)
9789027283177 (electronic bk.)