Date: 28-Feb-2008 From: Francesca Filippelli <francesca.filippellitaylorandfrancis.com> Subject: Pragmatics and Discourse: Cutting E-mail this message to a friend
Title: Pragmatics and Discourse, Second Edition
Subtitle: A Resource Book for Students
Series Title: Routledge English Language Introductions
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Author: Joan Cutting
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415446686 Pages: 256 Price: U.S. $ 140.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415446679 Pages: 256 Price: U.S. $ 30.95
Pragmatics and Discourse, 2nd edition:
*Has been revised and reorganised to place more emphasis on pragmatics *Covers the core areas of the subject: context and co-text, Speech Act Theory, Conversation Analysis, Exchange Structure, Interactional Sociolinguistics, the Cooperative Principle, Politeness Theory and extends to more applied areas: Corpus Linguistics & Communities of Practice, and Intercultural Pragmatics, Interlanguage Pragmatics & language learning *Draws on a wealth of texts: from Bend it Like Beckham and The Motorcycle Diaries to political speeches, newspaper extracts and blogs. *Provides classic readings from the key names in the discipline, from Sperber and Wilson to Fairclough, Wodak and Gumperz *Is accompanied by a supporting website
Key features of the new edition include: two new strands on Corpora & Communities and Culture & Language Learning; the merging of two strands on Context and Co-text; new material from speaker-based cognitive linguistics; updated references; and fresh examples and exercises.
Written by an experienced teacher and author, this accessible textbook is an essential resource for all students of English language and linguistics.