It is hereby performed-- : explorations in legal speech acts / Dennis Kurzon.
This book deals with speech acts, especially performatives, that are regarded as 'operative' in legal discourse. After a detailed exposition of speech act theory in relation to legislative texts, the author discusses the legal document as a communicative act; potential speech acts and dele...
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia :
J. Benjamins Pub. Co.,
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