Articles/chapters available in Canvas:

  • ‘Introduction: What is pragmatics?’ (pp. 1–16) from Allott, N. (2010). Key Terms in Pragmatics. London: Continuum.
  • Chapman, S. (2014). ‘Oh, do let’s talk about something else-’: What is not said and what is implicated in Elizabeth Bowen’s The Last September. In S. Chapman & B. Clark (Eds.), Pragmatic Literary Stylistics (pp. 36-54). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Fabb, N. (2016). Processing effort and poetic closure. International Journal of Literary Linguistics, 5(4).
  • Grice, P. (1975). Logic and conversation. In P. Cole & J. Morgan (Eds.), Syntax & Semantics 3: Speech Acts (pp. 41-58). New York: Academic Press.
  • Leech, G. (1985). Stylistics. In T. A. van Dijk (Ed.), Discourse and Literature (pp. 39-57). Amsterdam: J. Benjamins.
  • Chapter 10 of Leech, G. N. & Short, M. (2007). Style in Fiction : A Linguistic Introduction to English Fictional Prose (2nd ed.). New York: Pearson Longman.
  • Chs. 7 & 8 (pp 83–113) of Le Guin, U. K. (1998). Steering the Craft : Exercises and Discussions on Story Writing for the Lone Navigator Or the Mutinous Crew (1st ed.). Portland, Or.: Eighth Mountain Press.
  • Sperber, D. & Wilson, D. (2005). Pragmatics. In F. Jackson & M. Smith (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy (pp. 468-501). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Sperber, D. & Wilson, D. (2008). A deflationary account of metaphors. In R. W. Gibbs (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought (pp. 84-108). New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Wilson, D. (2009). Relevance theory. In L. Cummings (Ed.), The Pragmatics Encyclopedia (pp. 393-399). London: Routledge.
  • Wilson, D. (2011). Relevance and the interpretation of literary works. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics, 23, 69-80.
  • Wilson, D. & Sperber, D. (2012). Explaining irony. In Meaning and Relevance (pp. 123-145). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Additions to the reading list may come at a later time

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