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Ibérica 2012, 24

Author: José Luis Berbeira Gardón

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Ibérica ISSN: 1139-7241 iberica@aelfe.org Asociación Europea de Lenguas para Fines Específicos España Berbeira Gardón, José Luis Reseña de -Cyberpragmatics.
Internet-mediated Communication in Context- de Francisco Yus Ramos. Ibérica, núm.
24, 2012, pp.
314-316 Asociación Europea de Lenguas para Fines Específicos Cádiz, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=287024476024 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative rEsEñAs - BOOK rEvIEWs Cyberpragmatics.
Internet-mediated Communication in Context Francisco Yus Ramos. Amsterdam-Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2011.
353 pages.
ISBN: 978-90-272-5619-5. The book under review builds on and expands extensive earlier work by the author on the pragmatics of Internet-mediated communication (IMC).
After a brief Introduction (xi-xiv), the book is effectively organized into eight chapters, followed by a comprehensive bibliography (46 pages in length).
In the Introduction, the author defines “Cyberpragmatics” as the cognitive pragmatic analysis of Internet interactions and advances the specific theoretical framework on which the research is based.
yus ramos claims that sperber and Wilson’s (1986 & 1995) relevance theory (rT) is a useful framework for the explanation of user-to-user communication on the Net, and specifically of how the accessibility to contextual information is constrained by the quality of the different channels of communication inherent to IMC (oral-written, visual-verbal and synchronous-asynchronous) and how these alter the way in which relevance is achieved. In Chapter 1, “Pragmatics, context and relevance” (pages 1-20), after providing a detailed overview of rT, the author defines Cyberpragmatics as a cognitive pragmatic study...





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