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The Semantics and Pragmatics of Quotation

The Semantics and Pragmatics of Quotation( )
Editor: Saka, Paul
Johnson, Michael
Series title:Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy and Psychology Ser.
ISBN:978-3-319-68746-9
Publication Date:Dec 2017
Publisher:Springer
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $149.99
Book Description:

The chapters in this volume address a variety of issues surrounding quotation, such as whether it is a pragmatic or semantic phenomenon, what varieties of quotation exist, and what speech acts are involved in quoting. Quotation poses problems for many prevailing theories of language. One fundamental principle is that for a language to be learnable, speakers must be able to derive the truth-conditions of sentences from the meanings of their parts. Another popular view is that...
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Book Details
Pages:382
Detailed Subjects: Computers / Databases / General
Computers / System Administration / Storage & Retrieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:15.611 Pounds



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