This textbook provides an introduction to pragmatics from the point of view of Sperber and Wilson's Relevance Theory. The first part lays down the foundations of a relevance theoretic approach to utterance understanding, which is then applied to the analysis of a range of phenomena which are central to pragmatics.
About the Author :
Diane Blakemore has contributed to Understanding Utterances: An Introduction to Pragmatics as an author.
Diane Blakemore is Professor of Linguistics at the European Studies Research Institute and School of Languages, University of Salford. She is the author of Semantic Constraints on Relevance (1987) and Understanding Utterances (1992), as well as a range of articles in relevance theoretic pragmatics in publications including Journal of Linguistics, Lingua, Pragmatics and Cognition, and Linguistics and Philosophy.
|Title:||Understanding Utterances: An Introduction to Pragmatics||Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell|
|Author:||Diane Blakemore, Cook Connie Blakemore|
|No. of Pages:||208|
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