Im/Politeness Implicatures (Mouton Series in Pragmatics [MSP] 11)
By: Michael Haugh (author)Hardback
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This volume brings together two highly researched but also highly controversial concepts, those of politeness and implicature. A theory of implicature as social action and im/politeness as social practice is developed that opens up new ways of examining the relationship between them. It constitutes a fresh look at the issues involved that redresses the current imbalance between social and pragmatic accounts of im/politeness.
Michael Haugh, Griffith University, Australia.
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