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  • On Speech Act Verbsby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 98.00

    This essay concerns the analysis of speech act verbs. It offers a range of ideas which form theoretical preliminaries to the analysis of this phenomenon. more...

  • Levels of Linguistic Adaptationby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 173.00

    This volume comprises the second part of selected papers of the International Pragmatics Conference in Antwerp, August 1987. more...

  • Pragmatics at Issueby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 173.00

    This volume comprises the first part of selected papers of the International Pragmatics Conference in Antwerp, August 1987. more...

  • Pragmaticsby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 165.00

    The selection of entries in this bibliography reflects the following definition of pragmatics: The study (i) of the use and extra-linguistic function(s) of language, and (ii) of the relation between such uses or functions and the structure of language, i.e., the contextual appropriateness conditions on the use of language. This bibliography does not... more...

  • International News Reportingby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00

    With reference to a brief description of inherent properties of the international news reporting process in a free press tradition, Verschueren criticizes their being neglected in linguistic approaches to the language of the media. In an attempt to illustrate the potential contribution of functional linguistic analyses to a better understanding of... more...

  • Ideology in Language Useby Jef Verschueren

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    Introduces a new framework for the study of ideology in written language. 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...

  • The Pragmatic Perspectiveby Jef Verschueren; Marcella Bertuccelli Papi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 102.00

    This volume contains a selection of reviewed and revised papers, originally presented at the International Pragmatics Conference held in Viareggio, Italy, 1?5 September 1985. more...

  • The Pragmatics of International and Intercultural Communicationby Jan Blommaert; Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00

    This volume contains a selection of papers from a special session of the International Pragmatics Conference (Antwerp, August 1987) and from the Symposium on Intercultural Communication (Ghent, December 1987). Studying the communicative styles of cultures and social groups, both at the descriptive level and at the level of pragmatic theory construction,... more...

  • Debating Diversityby Jan Blommaert; Jef Verschueren

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Immigration, racism and nationalism have become hotly debated issues in the Western world. This highly original and controversial work focuses on the language used by the vast majority who regard themselves as being open to a multi-cultural society. Using Belgium as a case study and drawing parallels with the UK, US, Europe and the former Yugoslavia,... more...