Urszula Kizelbach

The Pragmatics of Early Modern Politics: Power and Kingship in Shakespeare’s History Plays


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Auteur Urszula Kizelbach
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Editions de Boccard

Many studies in historical pragmatics or historical stylistics purport to expose language use in social context, but they fall short when measured against this study. The author approaches Shakespeare with concepts from literary studies and linguistic pragmatics, and weaves them together seamlessly with social history. The result is a treasure trove of insights.” – Jonathan Culpeper, Lancaster University “Exploring Machiavellian politics from the perspective of linguistic pragmatics and soci ...