Editor: Miriam A. Locher
Editor: Sage L. Graham
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110214338 Pages: 497 Price: Europe EURO 199.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110214321 Pages: 497 Price: Europe EURO 199.00 Comment: Standing Order price for subscribers to the complete work € 149.00
New volume in the new series: "Handbooks of Pragmatics"
This handbook focuses on the interpersonal aspects of language in use, exploring key concepts such as face, im/politeness, identity, or gender, as well as mitigation, respect/deference, and humour in a variety of settings. The volume includes theoretical overviews as well as empirical studies from experts in a range of disciplines within linguistics and communication studies and provides a multifaceted perspective on both theoretical and applied approaches to the role of language in relational work.
Key features: * views pragmatics from both theoretical and applied perspectives * deals with the interpersonal or relational side of language in use * there is no handbook available on this particular focus so far * provides reliable overviews useful not only to researchers but also to students and teachers * includes 20 extensive articles and a valuable subject index