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Published: 25 November 2010

512 Pages | Figures


ISBN: 9780199559466

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Meaning in Language

An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics

Third Edition

Alan Cruse

Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics

  • Fully updated to reflect changes in current scholarship
  • Substantial treatment of both semantics and pragmatics in one volume
  • Rich exemplification and numerous exercises, as well as discussion questions with suggested answers at the end of the book
  • Compares the main theoretical approaches and perspectives

New to this Edition:

  • Chapters are fully revised to take into account changes in recent scholarship
  • New chapters on the semantics of prepositions and the semantics of derivational affixes
  • New exercises

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