Relevance Theory Online Bibliographic Service
(THEMATIC SECTIONS)


Last modified: 24 August 2014

Created and updated by

Francisco Yus
University of Alicante (Spain)
[ https://sites.google.com/site/franciscoyus ]


(1) Authors' index (in alphabetical order). Available HERE
(2) Thematic Sections:

1.   Pre-1986 research on relevance.
2.   General comments, reviews, criticism, compilations.
3.   Cognition, beliefs, modularity.
4.   Inference, intention, effects/effort, context, mutual knowledge, metarepresentations; misunderstandings.

5.   Semantics, conceptual vs. procedural meaning, concepts, reference, presupposition, argumentation. 6.   Explicit/implicit continuum; literalness; indirectness; loose talk; Grice. 7.   Grammar/Syntax. 8.   Literature, textual analysis, stylistics, cohesion/coherence, specialised discourses, genre(s).
9.   Figurative language (metaphor, metonymy, etc. including idioms).
10. Irony. Sarcasm.
11. Humour.
12. Media discourses, Internet-mediated communication, images, art, technology.
13. Music.
14. Translation and interpreting.
15. Intonation, prosody, phonetics, phonology.
16. (Im)politeness, face work, conversational cooperation, phatic communication.
17. Philosophy, rhetoric, semiotics.
18. Speech acts, conversation, interactive particles, discourse markers.
19. Anthropology, ethnography, sociolinguistics, cross-cultural communication, cultural representations, evolutionary psychology, social issues.
20. Developmental pragmatics. Language acquisition.
21. Communication disorders and limitations.
22. (Second) (language) teaching.
23. Experimental approaches.
 



1. Pre-1986 research on relevance

2. General comments, reviews, criticism, compilations

3. Cognition, beliefs, modularity

4. Inference, intention, effects/effort, context, mutual knowledge, metarepresentations; misunderstandings

4.1. Inference / intention; persuasion; effects / effort; reasoning; rationality

4.2. Context 4.3. Mutual knowledge; mutual manifestness 4.4. Metarepresentations 4.5. Misunderstandings 4.6. Verbal and nonverbal communication. Bodily communication. Non-propositional communication. Emotions



5. Semantics; conceptual vs. procedural meaning, reference, presupposition

5.1. Semantics (general); semantics vs. pragmatics

5.2. Conceptual and procedural meaning 5.3. Reference; lexical meaning; lexical pragmatics; concepts; deixis 5.4. Presupposition 5.5. Argumentation

6. Explicit/implicit continuum; literalness; indirectness; loose talk; Grice

6.1. Linguistic underdeterminacy, pragmatic enrichment, loose talk, vagueness

6.2. Explicature, explicit meaning 6.3. Implicature, implicit meaning 6.4. Literal vs. nonliteral; explicit vs. implicit; loose talk, vagueness 6.5. Grice; neo- and post-Gricean pragmatics
6.6. Propositional attitude




7. Grammar/Syntax

7.1.General

7.2. Connectives 7.3.Tense and aspect 7.4. Mood 7.5. Negation 7.6. Auxiliaries (including modals); modality 7.7. The noun phrase 7.8. Adverbs and adverbials; adjuncts 7.9. Other

8. Literature, textual analysis, stylistics, cohesion/coherence, specialised discourses, genre(s)