Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics, Second Edition (Concise Encyclopedias of Language and Linguistics)

1 avg rating
( 1 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780080962979: Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics, Second Edition (Concise Encyclopedias of Language and Linguistics)

Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics, Second Edition (COPE) is an authoritative single-volume reference resource comprehensively describing the discipline of pragmatics, an important branch of natural language study dealing with the study of language in it's entire user-related theoretical and practical complexity.

As a derivative volume from Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, Second Edition, it comprises contributions from the foremost scholars of semantics in their various specializations and draws on 20+ years of development in the parent work in a compact and affordable format. Principally intended for tertiary level inquiry and research, this will be invaluable as a reference work for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as academics inquiring into the study of meaning and meaning relations within languages. As pragmatics is a centrally important and inherently cross-cutting area within linguistics, it will therefore be relevant not just for meaning specialists, but for most linguistic audiences.

  • Edited by Jacob Mey, a leading pragmatics specialist, and authored by experts
  • The latest trends in the field authoritatively reviewed and interpreted in context of related disciplines
  • Drawn from the richest, most authoritative, comprehensive and internationally acclaimed reference resource in the linguistics area
  • Compact and affordable single volume reference format

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Read English at Cambridge, joined the British Council and worked in Uganda. He then taught at the University College of Cape Coast in Ghana before moving to Edinburgh, where he took his PhD in linguistics and subsequently taught in the Department of Linguistics. In 1984 he moved to the University of Essex, where he was Research Professor in the Department of Linguistics, and then to the University of Cambridge where he was Senior Research Fellow in the Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics. He is now an Associate Lecturer in the Faculty of English at Cambridge. He has held visiting professorships at the Universities of Heidelberg, Vienna and Düsseldorf. From 1990-94 he was President of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, and has been a member of Council of the Philological Society since 1998. He is Chairman of the linguistics committee of the Subject Centre for Languages Linguistics and Area Studies. He is co-editor of Transactions of the Philological Society and sits on other editorial boards. He is author of Linguistics Today (Fontana 1984) and co-author, with Jim Miller, of Syntax: A Linguistic Introduction to Sentence Structure and Syntax: Generative Grammar (Hutchinson 1981). He was syntax editor for the 1st edition of The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics and was joint editor, with Jim Miller of A Concise Encyclopedia of Linguistic Theories and A Concise Encyclopedia of Grammatical Categories (Pergamon Press 1997 & 1998). He was joint editor of Common Denominators in Art and Science (Aberdeen University Press, 1983) and Language, Reasoning and Inference (Academic Press, 1986).

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United Kingdom (2009)
ISBN 10: 0080962971 ISBN 13: 9780080962979
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United Kingdom, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 2nd edition. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics, Second Edition (COPE) is an authoritative single-volume reference resource comprehensively describing the discipline of pragmatics, an important branch of natural language study dealing with the study of language in it s entire user-related theoretical and practical complexity. As a derivative volume from Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, Second Edition, it comprises contributions from the foremost scholars of semantics in their various specializations and draws on 20+ years of development in the parent work in a compact and affordable format. Principally intended for tertiary level inquiry and research, this will be invaluable as a reference work for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as academics inquiring into the study of meaning and meaning relations within languages. As pragmatics is a centrally important and inherently cross-cutting area within linguistics, it will therefore be relevant not just for meaning specialists, but for most linguistic audiences. Bookseller Inventory # EOD9780080962979

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
163.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

BROWN, KEITH; MEY, J.L.
Published by Elsevier Science (2009)
ISBN 10: 0080962971 ISBN 13: 9780080962979
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780080962979 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE01193714

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
159.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Mey
Published by Elsevier -, -
ISBN 10: 0080962971 ISBN 13: 9780080962979
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Super Books Dealz
(Hammonds Plains, NS, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier -, -. Book Condition: NEW. -- (illustrator). Original Books from across the World in Brand New Condition --------- It can be shipped from U.S, Canada, Germany & India/Overseas centre subject to availability.____9780080962979. book. Bookseller Inventory # RG-GF-701

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
184.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.02
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Mey
ISBN 10: 0080962971 ISBN 13: 9780080962979
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BooksTree
(Halifax, NS, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Brand new, Perfect condition, Satisfaction Guaranteed, 24x7 Customer Service-0522048421. book. Bookseller Inventory # newabe-1991

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
187.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.02
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

J.L. Mey (Editor), Keith Brown (Editor)
Published by Elsevier Science (2009)
ISBN 10: 0080962971 ISBN 13: 9780080962979
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0080962971

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
251.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.02
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Mey, J. L. (Editor)/ Brown, Keith (Editor)
Published by Elsevier Science Ltd (2009)
ISBN 10: 0080962971 ISBN 13: 9780080962979
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Ltd, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 1180 pages. 11.00x8.00x2.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0080962971

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
254.29
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Published by Elsevier Science (2009)
ISBN 10: 0080962971 ISBN 13: 9780080962979
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110080962971

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
265.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.51
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Published by Elsevier Science (2009)
ISBN 10: 0080962971 ISBN 13: 9780080962979
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0080962971

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
298.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds