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Journal of Pragmatics

  • ISSN: 0378-2166

Next planned ship date: April 12, 2024

  • 5 Year impact factor: 1.8
  • Impact factor: 1.6

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Language Studies Aims & ScopeSince 1977, the Journal of Pragmatics has provided a forum for bringing together a wide range of research in p… Read more

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An Interdisciplinary Journal of Language Studies



Aims & Scope

Since 1977, the Journal of Pragmatics has provided a forum for bringing together a wide range of research in pragmatics, including cognitive pragmatics, corpus pragmatics, experimental pragmatics, historical pragmatics, interpersonal pragmatics, multimodal pragmatics, sociopragmatics, theoretical pragmatics and related fields. Our aim is to publish innovative pragmatic scholarship from all perspectives, which contributes to theories of how speakers produce and interpret language in different contexts drawing on attested data from a wide range of languages/cultures in different parts of the world.

The Journal of Pragmatics also encourages work that uses attested language data to explore the relationship between pragmatics and neighbouring research areas such as semantics, discourse analysis, conversation analysis and ethnomethodology, interactional linguistics, sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, media studies, psychology, sociology, and the philosophy of language. Alongside full-length articles, discussion notes and book reviews, the journal welcomes proposals for high quality special issues in all areas of pragmatics which make a significant contribution to a topical or developing area at the cutting-edge of research.