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Diachronic pragmatics : seven case studies in English illocutionary development

Author: Leslie K Arnovick
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., 1999.
Series: Pragmatics & beyond, new ser. 68.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Arnovick, Leslie K., 1957-
Diachronic pragmatics.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., 1999
(DLC) 99036345
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie K Arnovick
ISBN: 9789027299024 9027299021 9781556199462 1556199465
OCLC Number: 70766232
Description: 1 online resource (191 pages).
Contents: 1. List of Figures; 2. 1. English Illocutionary History: A Methodological Introduction; 3. 2. Flyting and Sounding the Agonistic Insult; 4. 3. Rationalist Prescriptions for Shall and Will; 5. 4. The Expanding Discourse of the English Promise; 6. 5. Subjectification in the Common Curse; 7. 6. Good-bye: The Pragmatic Reanalysis of the Close; 8. 7. It's Nothing to be Sneezed At: Discursization in the Polite Bless You!; 9. 8. Extra-Linguistic Contexts for Illocutionary Change; 10. Notes; 11. References; 12. Index
Series Title: Pragmatics & beyond, new ser. 68.
Responsibility: Leslie K. Arnovick.

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