Glossaries in Linguistics - A Glossary of Semantics and Pragmatics

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    This alphabetic guide introduces terms referring to key concepts in semantics and pragmatics. The study of meaning as it is conveyed through language - the domain of semantics and pragmatics - is one of the central concerns of linguistics, and its importance cannot be exaggerated. Written by an author well-known in the field of semantics, the glossary provides clear and accessible explanations of terms drawn from a wide range of theoretical approaches. Key features * A handy and easily understandable reference book for students beginning the study of semantics or pragmatics * Supplies numerous cross-references to related terms * Contains an introduction which provides an overview of the field * Covers traditional terminology as well as terms relating to more recent approaches, such as Cognitive Semantics * Includes an annotated bibliography with suggestions for further reading.
    • Paperback: 208 pages
    • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press (19 May 2006)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-10: 0748621113
    • ISBN-13: 978-0748621118
    • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.5 x 19.8 cm
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