A Glossary of Semantics and Pragmatics (Glossaries in Linguistics EUP)
- Publish Date: 2006-05-19
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Alan Cruse
This alphabetic guide introduces terms referring to key concepts in semantics and pragmatics. The study of meaning as it is conveyed through language - the domain of semantics and pragmatics--is one of the central concerns of linguistics, and its importance cannot be exaggerated. Written by an author well-known in the field of semantics, the glossary provides clear and accessible explanations of terms drawn from a wide range of theoretical approaches.