The Resource Introducing performative pragmatics, Douglas Robinson

Introducing performative pragmatics, Douglas Robinson

Label
Introducing performative pragmatics
Title
Introducing performative pragmatics
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Robinson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This user-friendly introduction to a new 'performative' methodology in linguistic pragmatics breaks away from the traditional approach which understands language as a machine. Drawing on a wide spectrum of research and theory from the past thirty years in particular, Douglas Robinson presents a combination of 'action-oriented approaches' from sources such as J.L. Austin, H. Paul Grice, Harold Garfinkel and Erving Goffman. Paying particular attention to language as drama, the group regulation of language use, individual resistance to these regulatory pressures and nonverbal comm
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.44
Index
index present
LC call number
P99.4.P72
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Introducing performative pragmatics, Douglas Robinson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-249) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Introduction; 1 Metaphors of language; Language as drama; Language as machine; A comparison of constative and performative linguistics; Key points; Discussion; Exercises; Suggestions for further reading; 2 Histories of linguistics; A history of constative linguistics; A history of performative linguistics; A history of pragmatics; Key points; Discussion; Exercises; Suggestions for further reading; Part II: Speech acts; 3 Performatives: words that transform reality
  • Austin's discovery of the performativePerformative magic; Performative theater; Performative identities; Performative gay identities; Key points; Discussion; Exercises; Suggestions for further reading; 4 Types of speech act; Locutions, illocutions, and perlocutions; Problems of definition; Scientific simplicity vs. dramatic complexity; Austin and Searle and company; Ballmer and Brennenstuhl; Invent your own!; Indirect speech acts; Sample analysis: Aristophanes' Frogs; Conversational indeterminacy; Key points; Discussion; Exercises; Suggestions for further reading; 5 Creating context
  • Context-creation as speech actErving Goffman's frame analysis; Metapragmatics; Types of context; Physical context; Body-language context; Verbal context; Cultural context; Group context; Personal context; Imagined context; Audience; Key points; Discussion; Exercises; Suggestions for further reading; 6 Taking turns; Turn-taking and the body; Conversational Analysis (CA); The Argument Clinic; Ethnomethodology; The local management of social interaction; Trust; ""The sequential architecture of intersubjectivity""; Creating meaning through conversational structuring acts; The third action
  • DiscussionExercises; Suggestions for further reading; 9 Conversational invocature; Allusion; Paraphrase; Anticipatory completion; Double-voicing; Key points; Discussion; Exercises; Suggestions for further reading; References; Index
  • MisunderstandingKey points; Discussion; Exercises; Suggestions for further reading; Part III: Implicatures; 7 Manipulating maxims; Implying things; Expressive implicature; Being uncooperative and irrational; Violating maxims as performative interaction; Infringing maxims as performative interaction; How can we know?; Key points; Discussion; Exercises; Suggestions for further reading; 8 Divergent maxims; The maxims as locally managed; The maxims as cultural habits; The maxims as personal differences; Levels of local management; Pathological conversation; Divergent maxims and power; Key points
Control code
ocn861199727
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 258 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136578618
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36961978
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861199727
  • pebc1136578617

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