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  • 'You Know'by Jan-Ola Östman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 102.00

    The basic function the expression you know serves in conversational discourse is said to be that of a pragmatic particle used when the speaker wants the addressee to accept as mutual knowledge (or at least be cooperative with respect to) the propositional content of his utterance. The fact that you know is even used when the addressee is assumed... more...

  • Pragmatics in Practiceby Jan-Ola Östman; Jan-Ola Ostman; Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 59.00

    The ten volumes of Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights focus on the most salient topics in the field of pragmatics, thereby attempting to divide up its wide interdisciplinary spectrum in a transparent and manageable way. While the other volumes select specific philosophical, cognitive, grammatical, social, cultural, discursive, variational, or interactional... more...

  • Construction Grammar in a Cross-Language Perspectiveby Mirjam Fried; Jan-Ola Östman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 143.00

    This volume gives an easily accessible, yet comprehensive, sophisticated, and example-rich introduction to Construction Grammar as it has been developed from the early 1980?s by Charles J. Fillmore and his associates. It also provides a succinct account of the historical and intellectual background of the model and shows how Construction Grammar can... more...

  • Construction Grammarsby Jan-Ola Östman; Mirjam Fried

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00

    The notion ?construction? has become indispensable in present-day linguistics and in language studies in general. This volume extends the traditional domain of Construction Grammar (CxG) in several directions, all with a cognitive basis. Addressing a number of issues (such as coercion, discourse patterning, language change), the contributions show... more...

  • Key Notions for Pragmaticsby Jef Verschueren; Jan-Ola Östman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 59.00

    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, interactional, or discursive angles,... more...

  • Pragmaticizing Understandingby Michael Meeuwis; Jan-Ola Östman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    The ideas that mark modern-day pragmatics are old, but did not start to get more systematically developed until the 1960s and 1970s. Still, the very recognition of pragmatics as a self-standing academic discipline is a product of the 1980s, not least made possible by the establishment of the International Pragmatics Association. One scholar in particular... more...

  • Cognition and Pragmaticsby Dominiek Sandra; Jan-Ola Östman; Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 59.00

    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 other volumes select philosophical, grammatical, social, variational, interactional, or discursive angles, this third volume focuses on the interface... more...

  • Culture and Language Useby Gunter Senft; Jan-Ola Östman; Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 59.00

    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 other volumes select philosophical, cognitive, grammatical, social, variational, interactional, or discursive angles, this second volume reviews... more...

  • Society and Language Useby Jürgen Jaspers; Jan-Ola Östman; Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 59.00

    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, cultural, variational, interactional, or discursive angles, this seventh... more...

  • Variation and Changeby Mirjam Fried; Jan-Ola Östman; Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 59.00

    The ten volumes of the 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, cultural, interactional, or discursive angles, this sixth volume... more...