Jan Zienkowski, Jan-Ola Ístman, Jef Verschueren
John Benjamins Publishing, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 307 pages
The ten volumes of "Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights" focus on the most salient topics in the field of pragmatics, thus dividing its wide interdisciplinary spectrum in a transparent and manageable way. While the other volumes select specific philosophical, cognitive, grammatical, social, cultural, variational, or interactional angles, this 8th volume focuses on theories and phenomena at the level of discourse, but leaving aside conversational interaction. It provides the reader with pragmatics-oriented information on discourse analysis, critical discourse analysis and critical linguistics, as well as text linguistics and appraisal theory, while introducing other specific approaches to discourse through concepts such as polyphony, intertextuality, genre, and "enonciation." Furthermore, topics such as public discourse, narrative, figures of speech, cohesion and coherence, pragmatic markers, manipulation, and humor, are all dealt with in separate chapters. The binding idea, explained in the introduction, is that discursive pragmatics may serve as a platform for a diversity of perspectives on discourse, as they have emerged not only in the language sciences but also in the humanities and social sciences in general."
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Cohesion and coherence
Critical Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis
Figures of speech
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Aijmer Antoine Culioli approach argument Attardo Bakhtin Bally Benveniste Cambridge University Press Charles Bally cognitive cognitive linguistics coherence cohesion communication concept context conversation conversation analysis corpus critical discourse analysis Culioli cultural defined deixis developed dialogic Dijk discourse markers discourse particles domain Ducrot English evaluation example expression Fairclough focus formal forms French function genre research grammar Halliday hearer heteroglossia Humor Research ideology instance interaction interpretation intertextuality issues John Benjamins jokes Journal of Humor Journal of Pragmatics language lexical linguistique literary manipulation meaning metaphor Mikhail Bakhtin modalities narrative notion Ístman particles perspective political polyphony position pragmatic markers public discourse public sphere reference relevant representations rhetoric role Sarangi semantic semiotic sense sentence Simon-Vandenbergen situation social sociolinguistic speaker speaking subject specific strategies structure studies syntactic taleworld text linguistics textual theoretical tion tradition types utterance verbal verbs voices Vološinov Wodak words