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Title: UMOP 39: Papers in Pragmatics
Edited By: Maria Biezma
Jesse A Harris
URL: https://www.createspace.com/3412894
Description:

This volume contains a collection of papers on formal pragmatics, including
both theoretical and experimental work. The papers cover a variety of
topics representative of current research in the field. Questions, scalar
implicatures, imperatives, epithets, discourse particles and focus are
amongst the topics dealt with in the volume.

Table of contents: http://www.people.umass.edu/harris/umop/UMOP39_toc.pdf

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1449919502
ISBN-13: 9781449919504
Pages: 152
Prices: U.S. $ 18.99