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Speech acts and pragmatics

Speech acts and pragmatics

  • "Understanding Poetic Speech Acts." College English 36 (1975): 632–39.
    • Reprinted in Linguistic Perspectives on Literature. Ed. M. K. L. Ching, M. C. Haley, and R. F. Lunsford. London: Routledge, 1980. 295–304.
    • Reprinted in Linguistics at Work: A Reader of Applications. Ed. Dallin D. Oaks. Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1998. 526–34.
  • "Beyond a Speech-Act Theory of Literary Discourse" (review essay). MLN 92 (1977): 1081–98.
  • "Describing and Interpreting as Speech Acts." Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 36 (1978): 483–85.
  • "Grice's 'Implicature' and Literary Interpretation: Background and Preface." Twentieth Annual Meeting, Midwest Modern Language Association, Minneapolis, MN, 2–4 Nov. 1978.
  • "The Classification of Cooperative Illocutionary Acts." Language in Society 8 (1979): 1–14. Abstract.
    • Reprinted (abridged) in Rhetoric 78: Proceedings of Theory of Rhetoric, An Interdisciplinary Conference. Ed. Robert L. Brown, Jr., and Martin Steinmann. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Advanced Studies in Language, Style, and Literary Theory, 1979. 131–41.
  • "How to Play Games With Words: Speech-Act Jokes." Journal of Literary Semantics 9 (1980): 20-29. Abstract.
  • "Speech Acts and the Law." Language Use and the Uses of Language. Ed. Roger W. Shuy and Anna Shnukal. Washington: Georgetown University Press, 1980. 245–56. Abstract.
  • "What Kind of Speech Act is Interpretation?" Poetics 10 (1981): 263–82. Abstract.
  • "Pragmatics in Wonderland." Rhetoric, Literature, and Interpretation. Ed. Harry R. Garvin and Steven Mailloux. Bucknell Review 28:2. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1983. 165–84. Abstract.
  • "Performative Utterance, the Word of God, and the Death of the Author." Semeia 41 (1988): 27–40. Abstract.
  • "The Law of Signatures." Law and Aesthetics. Ed. Roberta Kevelson. New Studies in Aesthetics 11. New York: Lang, 1992. 227–43. Abstract.

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Michael Hancher
Department of English, University of Minnesota
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