Current Trends in the Pragmatics of Spanish

Current Trends in the Pragmatics of Spanish

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Current Trends in the Pragmatics of Spanish provides the reader with a representative spectrum of current research in the most dynamic areas of the pragmatics of Spanish. It brings together a collection of academic essays written by well-established as well as emerging voices in Hispanic pragmatics. The essays include applications of pragmatic concepts to sub-fields of (Spanish) linguistics (i.e., pragmatics and grammar; pragmatics and applied linguistics; pragmatics and cross- and inter-cultural communication), studies of 'traditional' topics in pragmatics (i.e., discourse markers, politeness, metaphor, humour) as well as a proposal to amalgamate the dominant pragmatic approaches, namely socio-pragmatics and cognitive pragmatics, into one comprehensive model. The essays in this collection represent both new theoretical and empirical research and as such they constitute a valuable contribution to the field of pragmatics in general and an essential reference to those researching the pragmatics of Spanish.VICTORIA ESCANDELL-VIDAL is Profesora Titular in Spanish Linguistics at Universidad Nacional de EducaciA³n a Distancia (UNED) in Madrid. She is the author of ... She received her PhD in linguistics from Georgetown University in 1985.

Title:Current Trends in the Pragmatics of Spanish
Author:Rosina Márquez-Reiter, María Elena Placencia
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 2004-01-01


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