- Journal of pragmatics
- Language and literature (Harlow, England)
- Language in literature : style and foregrounding (2008) / Leech, Geoffrey N.
- Stylistics : a resource book for students (2004) / Simpson, Paul
- Discovering language : the structure of modern English (2006) / Jeffries, Lesley
- Politeness : some universals in language usage (1987) / Brown, Penelope
- Meaning in interaction : an introduction to pragmatics (1995) / Thomas, Jenny
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- Principles of pragmatics (1983) / Leech, Geoffrey
- Exploring the language of poems, plays, and prose (1996) / Short, Michael H.