Alan Cruse con Meaning in Language: An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics (Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics)
[ Meaning in Language: An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics By ( Author ) Nov-2010 Paperback
Review from previous edition 'Written in clear and concise language, this book offers comprehensive coverage of the topics in the study of meaning in language. Students will profit considerably by reading this excellent text' (Huimin Ji, University of Georgia)
'The book introduces the reader to the complex topic of meaning in language, providing and excellent comprehensive survey of the full range of semantic phenomena. The author is aware that the richness and variety of the presented topic could cause feelings of confusion, especially to less experienced readers, and thus offers a text with extensive explanatory power.' (Gabriela Missikova, University of Constantine the Philosopher)
Praise for the new edition 'Building on the many strengths of the first edition of Meaning in Language, Alan Cruse has significantly updated this already valuable textbook. New thinking about lexical semantics can be found alongside concise and pithy illustrations of all aspects of pragmatics and grammar, making this an excellent resource for any reader interested in the nuts and bolts of linguistic meaning.' (Mark Turin, Digital Himalaya Project, University of Cambridge)
Alan Cruse was formerly Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Manchester.