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Pretending to Communicate : Studies in Indo-European Language and Culture - Herman Parret

Pretending to Communicate

Studies in Indo-European Language and Culture

By: Herman Parret (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1994
ISBN: 9783110118322
Number Of Pages: 319
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Community and Communication, Meaning and Understandingp. 1
Anti-Individualism, Responsibility, Deference, and Dissemblingp. 3
Meaning and Indexicality in Communicationp. 17
How Do We Know that What We Mean is Understood? Hypothesis and Warranty of Uptake in Conversationp. 33
Types of Pretending to Communicatep. 49
Pretending to Referp. 51
Pretending to Be Objectivep. 71
How Scientists Argue. Two Case Studiesp. 89
On the Political Message: Pretending to Communicatep. 104
Pedagogy and Paradox: Teaching Interpretation in a Religious Communityp. 124
Pretension to Communicate in Fiction and in Conversationp. 141
No Conversation without Misrepresentationp. 143
Edifying Archie or: How to Fool the Readerp. 154
Pragmatics and Rhetorics: a Collaborative Approach to Conversationp. 173
Con/versationp. 196
National, Etranger: Two Jammed Shiftersp. 212
Ways and Forces of Pretending to Communicatep. 221
Indirection, Manipulation and Seduction in Discoursep. 223
Unrepeatable Sentences: Contextual Influence on Speech and Thought Presentationp. 239
On Non-Serious Talk: Some Cross-Cultural Remarks on the (Un)importance of (not) Being Earnestp. 253
Lying as Pretending to Give Informationp. 276
The Description of Lies in Speech Acts Theoryp. 292
Index of Personsp. 299
Index of Subjectsp. 303
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ISBN: 9783110118322
ISBN-10: 3110118327
Series: Studies in Indo-European Language and Culture
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 319
Published: 1994
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.63