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Speech acts and literary theory

by Sandy Petrey

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Speech acts (Linguistics),
  • Literature -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-172) and index.

    StatementSandy Petrey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP95.55 .P48 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1875064M
    ISBN 100415901812, 0415901820
    LC Control Number90035000

    His early work was focused on Edmund Husserl’s phenomenology, but since the beginning of the s he started writing on various topics, including literary criticism, linguistics, psychoanalysis, 18th-century philosophy, speech act theory, as well as Plato, Aristotle, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Heidegger, Artaud, Lévy-Strauss, Levinas, and Foucault.   The intentionalist critics prepare the ground for a theory of literary discourse considered as a speech act, since it is known that the concept of intention is central to the analysis of speech acts. Such a theory of literary discourse should not overlook the role played by criticism in expanding the meaning of a text, and should go beyond a Cited by: 4.

    1. Levels of speech acts. 2. Communicative and conventional speech acts. 3. Types of speech acts. 4. Direct, indirect and nonliteral speech acts. 5. Philosophical importance of speech act theory. 1. Levels of speech acts. How language represents the world has long been, and still is, a major concern of philosophers of language. attract much attention in China’s literary theory circle until in recent years. In this paper, John Searle’s literary theory thoug hts of “fictional” and “pretended” speech acts are expounded, calling for attention, in the academic circles, to Seale’s literary thoughts of speech acts. 2. Literature as a Special Speech Act. In the.

    Since that time “speech act theory” has been influential not only within philosophy, but also in linguistics, psychology, legal theory, artificial intelligence, literary theory and many other scholarly disciplines.[2] Recognition of the importance of speech acts has illuminated the ability of language to do other things than describe reality. Speech act theory, Theory of meaning that holds that the meaning of linguistic expressions can be explained in terms of the rules governing their use in performing various speech acts (e.g., admonishing, asserting, commanding, exclaiming, promising, questioning, requesting, warning).In contrast to theories that maintain that linguistic expressions have meaning in virtue of their .


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Speech Acts and Literary Theory. By Book Rnidns Is and Isbn I I (pb. Abstract. As stated on the dust jacket, this book aims to offer ‘both an introduction to the speech act theory developed by J.L.

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Novels are best understood in terms of Speech Act Theory since they represent a macro-text act (to use Hatim and Mason's {} term). Novels are reflections of the real world with real speech.

With speech act theory assuming a renewed importance in the field of literary studies and philosophy, Foundations of Speech Act Theoryoffers a timely, thorough and, above all, compelling examination of the complexities of illocutionary acts, performatives, and their phenomenological basis.

Savas Tsohatzidis has collected an impressive range of international scholars on the. Speech Acts and Literary Theory. Billy Clark. Language and Literature 2: 2, The poetics of meaningful work: An analogy to speech acts. Show details. Idle Talk and Modern Administration Show details.

Perlocution and Illocution. Show details. Author: Billy Clark. Pratt seeks to correct a few misconceptions in this book (and also later in her article, Ideology and Speech-Act Theory,) both of which reconfigure speech-act theory as a literary devicenot simply a device of ordinary language, to which it had previously been limited/5.

‘The main merit of Searle’s book - and it is a very substantial merit indeed - is that by attempting to construct a systematic theory of speech acts it substantially advances out knowledge of the problems that have to be solved in this fascinating field. Even if Searle himself has not yet found a wholly satisfactory way through the jungle Cited by:   Speech act theory is a subfield of pragmatics that studies how words are used not only to present information but also to carry out actions.

The speech act theory was introduced by Oxford philosopher J.L. Austin in How to Do Things With Words and further developed by American philosopher J.R. : Richard Nordquist. B }EYOND A SPEECH-ACT THEORY OF LITERARY DISCOURSE m MICHAEL HANCHER) Mary Louise Pratt, Toward a Speech Act Theory of Literary Dis-course (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, ), pages.

It is now fifteen years since Harvard University Press published J. L. Austin's William James Lectures forHow to do Things with Words. This comprehensive work provides numerous essays by specialists in the field on speech act theory.

Topics include: verbal mood and sentence mood in the tradition of universal grammar; utterance acts and speech acts; illocutionary morphology and speech acts; and speech acts and relevance : Books shelved as speech-act-theory: Reading the Law: Studies in Honour of Gordon J.

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