Article published in:
English Text Construction
Vol. 13:2 (2020) ► pp. 158177
References

References

Akyeampong, Emmanuel K. & Henry L. Gates, Jr.
(eds) 2012Dictionary of African Biography. London: Oxford University Press. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Allan, Keith
2010Referring as a pragmatic act. Journal of Pragmatics 42 (11): 2919–2931. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Anchimbe, Eric
2013‘Motions of Support’ and the communicative act of thanking in political discourse. In The Pragmatics of Political Discourse, Anita Fetzer (ed). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 219–242. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Ashraf, Hina
2014Letters to the editor: A resistant genre of unrepresented voices. Discourse and Communication 8 (1): 3–21. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Auchmuty, Rosemary
1994Inversions: A tribute to the late all-women publishing house, open letters. Women’s History Review 3 (3): 439–443. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Austin, John
1962How to Do Things with Words. London: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
Bach, Kent & Robert M. Harnish
1979Linguistic Communication and Speech Acts. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press.Google Scholar
[ p. 175 ]
Bagwasi, Mompoloki M.
2008Pragmatics of letter writing in Setswana. Journal of Pragmatics 40 (3): 525–536. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Brown, Penelope & Stephen C. Levinson
1987Politeness: Some Universals in Language Usage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Chiluwa, Innocent
2015Radicalist discourse: A study of the stances of Nigeria’s Boko Haram and Somalia’s Al Shabaab on twitter. Journal of Multicultural Discourses 10: 214–235. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Compton, Josh & Jordan L. Compton
2013College sports, losing seasons, and image repair through open letters to fans. Communication and Sport 2 (4): 345–362. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Cutting, Joan
(2002) Pragmatics and Discourse. London: Routledge.Google Scholar
Doty, Kathleen L. & Risto Hiltunen
2009Formulaic discourse and speech acts in the witchcraft trial records of Salem, 1692. Journal of Pragmatics 41 (3): 458–469. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Fraser, Bruce
1996Pragmatic markers. Pragmatics 6 (2): 167–190. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Geis, Michael L.
1995Speech Acts and Conversational Interaction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Henry, Alex & Debbie G. E. Ho
2010The act of complaining in Brunei – then and Now. Journal of Pragmatics 42 (3): 840–855. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Igwebuike, Ebuka & Ikenna Kamalu
2015A critical discourse analysis of rhetorical strategies in open letters to president Olusegun Obasanjo in selected Nigerian newspapers. In Essays on Language, Communication and Literature in Africa, Akin Odebunmi & Joyce T. Mathangwane (eds). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 250–274.Google Scholar
Kecskes, Istvan
2010Situation-bound utterances as pragmatic acts. Journal of Pragmatics 42 (11): 2889–2897. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Kupolati, Oluwateniola Oluwabukola & Eniola Boluwaduro
2018Gubernatorial debate sessions in Nigeria: A socio-cognitive analysis. Discourse and Communication 12 (1): 20–38. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Landert, Daniela & Andreas H. Jucker
2010Private and public in mass media communication: From letters to the editor to online commentaries. Journal of Pragmatics 43 (5): 1422–1434. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Martin, John. R. & Peter R. R. White
(2005) The Language of Evaluation: Appraisal in English. New York NY: Palgrave Macmillan. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Mey, Jacob L.
2001Pragmatics: An Introduction. Malden MA: Blackwell.Google Scholar
Monehin, Funmi
2015A Stylistic Analysis of Language of Politics in the Open Letters Exchanged between Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Jonathan (Unpublished BA thesis). Redeemer’s University, Nigeria.Google Scholar
Nevalainen, Terttu & Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen
(eds) 2007Letter Writing. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Nwokocha, Stanley
2014Nigeria: Godfathers-Godson Relationships Gone Sour. AllAfrica​.com https://​allafrica​.com​/stories​/201404280826​.html
Odebunmi, Akin
2006A pragmatic reading of Ahmed Yerima’s proverbs in Yemoja, Attahiru, and Dry Leaves on Ukan Trees . Intercultural Pragmatics 3 (2): 153–169. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
2008Pragmatic functions of crisis-motivated proverbs in Ola Rotimi’s The God’s are not to Blame . Linguistik Online 33 (1): 73–84.Google Scholar
[ p. 176 ]
2015Ọmọlúàbí. In Handbook of Pragmatics Online (Vol. 19). Ola J. Ostman & Jef Verschueren (eds). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1–20. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Oladipo, Dotun
2013Nigeria needs clarity of purpose – Akinyemi. The Punch, August: 54. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Searle, John R.
1969Speech Acts. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Tseng, Ming-Yu
2010The pragmatic act of fishing for personal details: From choice to performance. Journal of Pragmatics 42 (7):1982–1996. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Unuabonah, Foluke
2011Our threatened democracy: A socio-cognitive study of a memo to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) of Nigeria. Issues in Political Discourse Analysis 4 (1): 59–71.Google Scholar
Uzoigwe, Amara M.
2011The Nigerian Christian Attitude to Civic Duties: An Exegetical Application of Romans 13: 1–7 (Unpublished MA thesis). University of Nigeria, Nsukka.Google Scholar
Van Dijk, Teun
2001Critical discourse analysis. In Handbook of Discourse Analysis, Deborah Schiffrin, Deborah Tannen & Heidi E. Hamilton (eds). Oxford: Blackwell, 352–371.Google Scholar
2002Political discourse and political cognition. In Politics as Text and Talk. Analytical approaches to political discourse, Paul A. Chilton & Christina Schäffner (eds). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 204–236. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
2005Politics, ideology and discourse. In Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, Wodak Ruth (ed). London: Elsevier, 728–740.Google Scholar
2006Discourse, context and cognition. Discourse Studies 8 (1): 159–177. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
2010Society and discourse: How social contexts influence text and talk. Journal of Language and Politics 9 (3): 469–474. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Verschueren, Jef
1999Understanding Pragmatics. London: Arnold.Google Scholar
2000Notes on the role of metapragmatic awareness in language use. Pragmatics 10 (4): 439–456. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
White, Peter R. R.
2011Appraisal. In Jan Zienkwoski, Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren (eds), Discursive Pragmatics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 14–36. CrossrefGoogle Scholar
[ p. 177 ]