This series aims to present the latest research from right across the field of pragmatics. It is not confined to any particular area or school of thought and seeks to provide coverage of a broad range of topics, theories and issues from around the world. The series welcomes proposals for monographs, multi-authored or edited volumes as well as shortform focus books on pragmatics research.
Please send inquiries or proposals for this series to either:
Elysse Preposi: [email protected] – Editor, UK, Europe, the Americas
Katie Peace: [email protected] – Publisher, Asia Pacific
By Yasuko Obana, Michael Haugh
April 05, 2023
Obana and Haugh question the extent to which commonly accepted theories in pragmatics can readily explain sociopragmatic phenomena in Japanese. Studies of Japanese in pragmatics have often challenged the cross-linguistic relevance of dominant theories. However, they have also inadvertently ...
By Xinren Chen, Doreen Dongying Wu
August 26, 2022
Most of the innovative and exciting work done by East Asian pragmaticians on their languages, past and present alike, is written and published in local languages. As a result, research published in and about a particular East Asian language has been largely unavailable to those who do not speak the...