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  • Language as Discourseby Michael Mccarthy; Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    In this book Michael McCarthy and Ronald Carter describe the discoursal properties of language and demonstrate what insights this approach can offer to the student and teacher of language. The authors examine the relationship between complete texts, both spoken and written, and the social and cultural contexts in which they function. They argue that... more...

  • leben lassen oder herrschenby Jürgen Bellers; Markus Porsche-Ludwig

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 6.57

    Warum akzeptieren wir gehorsam immer noch, dass ein Habermas und seine Medien-Konsorten uns zum Diskurs zwingen wollen, und dabei noch selbst bestimmen, wer dazu rational genug ist? Was, wenn wir nicht zum Dauerdiskutieren verpflichtet sein wollen? Warum ehren wir Kant, obwohl er uns der Vernunft unterordnen und Emotionen ausschalten will? Ist nicht... more...

  • Literary Pragmatics (Routledge Revivals)by Roger D. Sell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Up until the mid-1980s most pragmatic analysis had been done on spoken language use, considerably less on written use, and very little at all on literary activity. This has now radically changed. ?Pragmatics? could be informally defined as the study of relationships between language and its users. This volume, first published in 1991, seeks to... more...

  • Structures of Social Actionby J. Maxwell Atkinson

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 56.00

    These essays reflects fresh developments in the increasingly influential field of conversation analysis. more...

  • Interlanguage Pragmaticsby Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig; Beverly S. Hartford

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2005; US$ 79.95

    Bringing conversational analysis into the study of second language pragmatics as an analytic paradigm, this volume addresses a difficult area for the interlanguage pragmatics research community - the balance between experimental method and the use of conversational data. Institutional talk provides authentic and consequential talk. more...

  • Recent Trends in Discourse and Dialogueby Laila Dybkjaer; Wolfgang Minker

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    This book is a collection of eleven chapters which together represent an original contribution to the field of (multimodal) spoken dialogue systems. The chapters include highly relevant topics, such as dialogue modeling in research systems versus industrial systems, evaluation, miscommunication and error handling, grounding, statistical and corpus-based... more...

  • Inferences in Text Processingby H. Strohl-Goebel; G. Rickheit

    Elsevier Science 1985; US$ 72.95

    This volume critically evaluates the present state of research in the domain of inferences in text processing and indicates new areas of research. The book is structured around the following theoretical aspects: - The representational aspect is concerned with the cognitive structure produced by the processed text, e.g. the social, spatial, and... more...

  • Language, Names, and Informationby Frank Jackson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95

    "Saul Kripke's classic lectures, Naming and Necessity , changed the way we think about reference and intentionality, but it remains controversial just what the basic lesson of his work should be. In this book, Frank Jackson, with his characteristic clarity of mind and down-to-earth style of argument, articulates the view that Kripke's insights and... more...

  • Complaintby Julian Baggini

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    Complaint can be a powerful political tool. Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King both used it to drive social change. So why do we moan about increasingly trivial things - like the weather or public transport? Do Brits complain less than Americans? Do men and women complain about different things? What is the best way to complain? From Adam and Eve... more...

  • Le texte automatisteby Jean Fisette

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1977; US$ 2.25

    Méthodologie et perspectives critiquesLe Vierge incendié - pour une typologie des énoncésRefus global - Combinaisons et production de texteYeux fixes - De l'ambiguïté à la double lectureLe Texte automatiste more...