Expression and Meaning: Studies in the Theory of Speech Acts / Edition 1

Expression and Meaning: Studies in the Theory of Speech Acts / Edition 1

by John R. Searle
     
 

A direct successor to Searle's Speech Acts (C.U.P. 1969), Expression and Meaning refines earlier analyses and extends speech-act theory to new areas including indirect and figurative discourse, metaphor and fiction. See more details below

Overview

A direct successor to Searle's Speech Acts (C.U.P. 1969), Expression and Meaning refines earlier analyses and extends speech-act theory to new areas including indirect and figurative discourse, metaphor and fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521313933
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
204
Sales rank:
487,038
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Origins of the essays; 1. A taxonomy of illocutionary acts; 2. Indirect speech acts; 3. The logical status of fictional discourse; 4. Metaphor; 5. Literal meaning; 6. Referential and attributive; 7. Speech acts and recent linguistics; Bibliography; Index.

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