Lexical Pragmatics


Wharton, T. (forthcoming) Lexical acquisition, theory of mind and pragmatics. In Matsui, T. Pragmatics and Theory of Mind. John Benjamins, Amsterdam.

Wilson, D. & Carston, R. 2007. A unitary approach to lexical pragmatics: Relevance, inference and ad hoc concepts. In N. Burton-Roberts (ed.) Advances in Pragmatics. Palgrave, London: 230-259.(PDF)

Sperber, D. & Wilson, D. 2006. A deflationary account of metaphor. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 18. (To appear in R. Gibbs (ed.) Handbook of Metaphor. CUP.)(PDF)

Wilson, D. & Carston, R. 2006. Metaphor, relevance and the ‘emergent property’ issue. Mind & Language 21: 404-433.(PDF)

Wilson, D. 2006. The pragmatics of verbal irony: Echo or pretence? Lingua: 116: 1722-1743.(PDF)

Wilson, D. & Wharton, T. 2006. Relevance and prosody. Journal of Pragmatics: 38: 1559-1579. (Also published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 17: 427-454.)(PDF)

Wharton, T. 2004. Lexical acquisition and pragmatics. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 16: 323-341(PDF)

Wilson, D. 2003. Relevance and lexical pragmatics. Italian Journal of Linguistics/Rivista di Linguistica 15.2: 273-291. (Revised versions published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 16: 343-360 and Modern Foreign Languages 27: 1-13. Guangzhou, China. French translation published in Noveaux Cahiers de Linguistique Française 27: 33-52.)


Related PhD/postdoctoral work at UCL during AHRC period

Rubio Fernandez, P. 2006. Delimiting the power of suppression in lexical processing. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 18: 119-137.(PDF)

Vega-Moreno, R. 2005. Idioms, transparency and pragmatic inference. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 17: 389-425.(PDF)

Vega-Moreno, R. 2004. Metaphor interpretation and emergence. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 16: 297-322.(PDF)

Horsey, R. 2006. The Content and Acquisition of Lexical Concepts. UCL PhD dissertation.


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