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Author Wharton, Tim
Title Pragmatics and Non-Verbal Communication
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009
©2009
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Note Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Natural pragmatics -- Introduction -- Overview -- Notes -- Chapter 2 Natural and non-natural meaning -- Gricean meaningNN -- Showing and meaningNN -- Deliberately shown natural behaviours -- Notes -- Chapter 3 Pragmatics and the domain of pragmatic principles -- Relevance theory and the showing-meaningNN continuum -- Semantic undeterminacy and lexical pragmatics -- Translational and non-translational activation of concepts -- Notes -- Chapter 4 Interjections and language -- Interjections -- Interjections and concepts -- Interjections and 'response cries' -- Interjections and meaning: 'what do interjections communicate?' -- Interjections and procedures: 'how do interjections communicate?' -- Interjections and language: 'are interjections part of language?' -- The naturalness of interjections -- Notes -- Chapter 5 Natural codes -- Codes, signs and signals -- Codes, honeybee-dances and facial expressions -- Signs and signals -- What type of information is conveyed by natural codes? -- Sebeok's analogue codes and Peircean indices -- The conceptualist approach to facial expression -- Concepts, procedures and meta-procedures -- Notes -- Chapter 6 Prosody and gesture -- Prosody -- What does prosody encode? -- Gesture -- Notes -- Chapter 7 Mindreaders -- Other minds -- Experimental evidence and future directions -- Notes -- Chapter 8 The showing-meaningNN continuum and beyond -- Two 'showing-meaning' continua -- A prince among primates -- Myths -- Beyond -- Notes -- References -- Index
Examines non-verbal behaviours from a pragmatic perspective, establishing the role they play in our communication
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wharton, Tim Pragmatics and Non-Verbal Communication Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c2009 9780521870979
Subject Nonverbal communication.;Body language
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