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  • The Pragmatics of Quoting Now and Thenby Jenny Arendholz; Wolfram Bublitz; Monika Kirner-Ludwig

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    This volume offers a fresh view on quoting in old and new texts. In showing timeless similarities and key differences, its authors adopt both synchronic and diachronic perspectives to pinpoint the formal and functional evolution of quoting and to trace trends in linguistic variation. more...

  • Pragmatics of Speech Actionsby Marina Sbisà; Ken Turner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 293.00

    This volume provides extensive critical information about current discussions in the study of speech actions. Its central reference point is classic speech act theory, but attention is also paid to nonstandard developments and other approaches that study speech as action. The first part of the volume deals with main concepts, methodological... more...

  • Reflecting the Mindby Eros Corazza

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 124.99

    Eros Corazza presents a fascinating investigation of the role that indexicals (e.g. 'I', 'she', 'this', 'today', 'here') play in our thought. Indexicality is crucial to the understanding of such puzzling issues as the nature of the self, the nature of perception, social interaction, psychological pathologies,... more...

  • Research Trends in Intercultural Pragmaticsby Istvan Kecskes; Jesús Romero-Trillo

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    This volume looks at current issues in Intercultural Pragmatics from an applied perspective. The content is organized in three sections that encompass the primary applications of intercultural exchanges: the linguistic and cognitive domain, the social and cultural domain, and the discourse and stylistics domain. The chapters analyze real... more...

  • Rethinking Narrative Identityby Claudia Holler; Martin Klepper

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    This paper addresses identity construction in confessional poetry and explores three poems by Anne Sexton in closer detail. It shows that identity in lyrical texts can be discussed more poignantly by using the concept of narrative identity. A close reading of the three poems reveals three different self-concepts, the possibility of multiple selves,... more...

  • Sachen und Sätzeby Dirk Westerkamp

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2014; US$ 30.54

    Was sind systematische Metaphern? Wie intelligent ist die Buchstabenschrift? Müssen Wahrheitstheorien wahr sein? Wie ist das Verhältnis von Sachen (i.e. kulturellen Gegenständen) und Sätzen (d.h. sprachlichen Einheiten) zu beschreiben? Dirk Westerkamps grundlegende Untersuchung widmet sich dem noch kaum systematisch behandelten Verhältnis von Sprach-... more...

  • Sein und Scheinby Eero Tarasti

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Existential semiotics is a new paradigm in the studies of signs, signification, and communication. This book develops its theory further, applying the notions of being, doing, and appearing to crucial social problems of the contemporary world, and to various so-called 'lesser arts' like performance and gastronomy. more...

  • Selected Writings on Slavic and General Linguistics.by Frederik Kortlandt

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 139.00

    The larger part of the present volume is about Slavic historical linguistics while the second part is about more general issues and methodological aspects. The initial chapters contain a revision of the author?s Slavic Accentuation and a discussion of the Slovene evidence for the Late Proto-Slavic accentual system and of the Kiev Leaflets. These are... more...

  • Semiological Investigations, or Topics Pertaining to the General Theory of Signsby Johann Cristoph Hoffbauer; Robert E. Innis

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00

    Reprint of the original Latin text Tentamina semiologica, sive quaedam generalem theoriam signorum spectantia (1789), edited, translated and with an Introduction by Robert E. Innis The 33 sections of this classic text by Hoffbauer have a twofold focus: a descriptive inventory of signs, and a comparison of the expressive and cognitive powers of different... more...

  • Semiotics and Dialecticsby Peter V. Zima

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 224.00

    By focusing on the ?East European? dialogues and polemics, both contemporary and past, the present volume pursues two aims: 1) It would like to locate the discussion between semiotics and dialectics in an historical context. 2) It would like to make the reader familiar with the solutions proposed by theoreticians like Bakhtin, Lotman, Voloshinov, Fischer... more...