The Oxford handbook of experimental semantics and pragmatics

Exploring the growing field of experimental semantics and pragmatics, this volume offers an up-to-date account of research in the field spanning thirty-one different topics, including scalar implicatures, presuppositions, counterfactuals, quantification, metaphor, prosody, and politeness, as well as...

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Other Authors: Cummins, Chris (Editor), Katsos, Napoleon (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2019, 2019
Series:Oxford handbooks in linguistics / Oxford handbooks in linguistics
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Collection: Oxford Handbook Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Exploring the growing field of experimental semantics and pragmatics, this volume offers an up-to-date account of research in the field spanning thirty-one different topics, including scalar implicatures, presuppositions, counterfactuals, quantification, metaphor, prosody, and politeness, as well as exploring how and why a particular experimental method is suitable for addressing a given theoretical debate. In the past twenty years, experimental data has become a major source of evidence for building theories of language meaning and use, encompassing a wide range of topics and methods
Item Description:The resource is available to MPG users until 31 December 2019 within the scope of a trial
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191834059