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...

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Main Author: Kurzon, Dennis.
Format: Electronic
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1986.
Series:Pragmatics & beyond ; VII:6.
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