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The Resource English historical pragmatics, Andreas H. Jucker and Irma Taavitsainen, (electronic resource)

English historical pragmatics, Andreas H. Jucker and Irma Taavitsainen, (electronic resource)

Label
English historical pragmatics
Title
English historical pragmatics
Statement of responsibility
Andreas H. Jucker and Irma Taavitsainen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Providing an ideal introduction to historical pragmatics, this guide gives students a solid grounding in historical pragmatics and teaches the methodology needed to analyse language in social, cultural and historical contexts. Using a number of case studies including politeness, news discourse, and scientific discourse, this book provides new insights into the analysis of discourse markers, interjections, terms of address and speech acts. Through focusing on the methodological problems in using historical data, students learn the key concepts in historical pragmatics, as well as covering recen
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jucker, Andreas H
Dewey number
306.44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Taavitsainen, Irma
Series statement
Edinburgh textbooks on the English language - Advanced
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • Pragmatics
Label
English historical pragmatics, Andreas H. Jucker and Irma Taavitsainen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Title Page; Imprint; Contents; Figures and tables; To readers; 1 Historical pragmatics: Communicative patterns of the past; 2 The widening perspectives of the digital era: Data in historical pragmatics; 3 Excavating usage patterns: Methods in historical pragmatics; 4 'Lo, which a greet thyng is affeccioun!': Discourse markers and interjections; 5 'For I thou thee, thou Traitor': Terms of address; 6 'No one can flatter so prettily as you do': Speech acts; 7 'For your curteisie': Forms of politeness and impoliteness; 8 The pragmatics of language change: Grammaticalisation and pragmaticalisation
  • 9 'Take a pounde of sugir and halfe a pounde of tendir roses lyues . . .': Genres and text types10 'I pray thee friend Humfrey, what is phisicke?': Scientific and medical discourse; 11 'By letters from Riga we have advice': Historical news discourse; 12 'Fire! Help! Sir Walter has studied till his Head's on fire': Narrative patterns and historical pragmatics; Corpora and other electronic data sources; References; Index
Control code
ocn860754996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748644704
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)860754996
Label
English historical pragmatics, Andreas H. Jucker and Irma Taavitsainen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Title Page; Imprint; Contents; Figures and tables; To readers; 1 Historical pragmatics: Communicative patterns of the past; 2 The widening perspectives of the digital era: Data in historical pragmatics; 3 Excavating usage patterns: Methods in historical pragmatics; 4 'Lo, which a greet thyng is affeccioun!': Discourse markers and interjections; 5 'For I thou thee, thou Traitor': Terms of address; 6 'No one can flatter so prettily as you do': Speech acts; 7 'For your curteisie': Forms of politeness and impoliteness; 8 The pragmatics of language change: Grammaticalisation and pragmaticalisation
  • 9 'Take a pounde of sugir and halfe a pounde of tendir roses lyues . . .': Genres and text types10 'I pray thee friend Humfrey, what is phisicke?': Scientific and medical discourse; 11 'By letters from Riga we have advice': Historical news discourse; 12 'Fire! Help! Sir Walter has studied till his Head's on fire': Narrative patterns and historical pragmatics; Corpora and other electronic data sources; References; Index
Control code
ocn860754996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748644704
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)860754996

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