English Historical Pragmatics

 Taschenbuch
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ISBN-13:
9780748644681
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
12.08.2013
Seiten:
224
Autor:
Andreas H. Jucker
Gewicht:
372 g
Format:
215x140x15 mm
Serie:
Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

1. Historical pragmatics: Communicative patterns of the past; 2. The lack of native speakers: Data problems in historical pragmatics; 3. Excavating usage patterns: Methods in historical pragmatics; 4. "Or I wol crie"out, harrow and "allas!": Discourse markers and interjections; 5. "If thou thoust him some thrice": Terms of address; 6. "Do you wish to insult me?": Speech acts; 7. "For your curteisie": Forms of politeness; 8. The pragmatics of language change: Grammaticalization, subjectification and pragmaticalization; 9. "Take a pounde of sugir and halfe a pounde of tendir roses lyues...": Genres and text types; 10. "I pray thee friend Humfrey, what is phisicke?": Scientific and medical discourse; 11. "Our Letters from the Levant inform us": Historical news discourse; 12. "All of a sudden the bells ceased to chime": Narrative patterns in the course of time; References and glossary.
A guide to historical pragmatics in English studies. It gives students a grounding in historical pragmatics and teaches the methodology needed to analyse language in social, cultural and historical contexts. It provides insights into the analysis of discourse markers, interjections, terms of address and speech acts.

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