Performative Linguistics: Speaking and Translating as Doing Things with Words

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Performative Linguistics

Speaking and translating as doing things with words

Douglas Robinson

NEW YORK AND LONDON

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Part I - Performatives 1
  • 1 - Introduction: Linguistics and Translation Studies 3
  • 2 - Constative and Performative Linguistics 23
  • 3 - Translatorial Performatives 41
  • Part II - Iterations (The Performative Back-Story) 55
  • 4 - Iterability 57
  • 5 - Somatic Markers 70
  • 6 - The Translator's Habitus 82
  • 7 - Double-Voicing 95
  • Part III - Implicatures (Performative Uptake) 121
  • 8 - Conversational Implicature 123
  • 9 - Translation as Ideological Implicature 132
  • 10 - Il-, Per-, and Metalocutionary Implicature 144
  • 11 - Intendants and Interpretants 160
  • 12 - Conventional Implicature and Language Change 171
  • 13 - Conversational Invocature 182
  • 14 - Metalocutionary Implicature and Cross-Cultural Misunderstandings 193
  • Conclusion 217
  • Notes 225
  • Bibliography 246
  • Index 255
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