Interpersonal Pragmatics (Handbooks of Pragmatics [HOPS] v. 6)

Interpersonal Pragmatics (Handbooks of Pragmatics [HOPS] v. 6)

By: Sage L. Graham (editor), Miriam A. Locher (editor)Hardback

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This handbook focuses on the interpersonal aspects of language in use, exploring key concepts such as face, im/politeness, identity, or gender, as well as mitigation, respect/deference, and humour in a variety of settings. The volume includes theoretical overviews as well as empirical studies from experts in a range of disciplines within linguistics and communication studies and provides a multifaceted perspective on both theoretical and applied approaches to the role of language in relational work.

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About Author

Miriam A. Locher, University of Basel, Switzerland; Sage L. Graham, University of Memphis, USA.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/10/2010
  • ISBN13: 9783110214321
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 497
  • ID: 9783110214321
  • weight: 1034
  • ISBN10: 3110214326

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