Brita Wårvik

List of John Benjamins publications for which Brita Wårvik plays a role.


Structures in Discourse: Interaction, adaptability, and pragmatic functions

Edited by Martin Gill, Aino Malmivirta and Brita Wårvik

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 345] 2024. ix, 201 pp. + index
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics | Theoretical linguistics

Humane Readings: Essays on literary mediation and communication in honour of Roger D. Sell

Edited by Jason Finch, Martin Gill, Anthony Johnson, Iris Lindahl-Raittila, Inna Lindgren, Tuija Virtanen and Brita Wårvik

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 190] 2009. xi, 160 pp.
Subjects Communication Studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics | Theoretical literature & literary studies

Opening Windows on Texts and Discourses of the Past

Edited by Janne Skaffari, Matti Peikola, Ruth Carroll, Risto Hiltunen and Brita Wårvik

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 134] 2005. x, 418 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Historical linguistics | Pragmatics


Wårvik, Brita 2024 Structures in discourse: Micro and macro perspectivesStructures in Discourse: Interaction, adaptability, and pragmatic functions, Gill, Martin, Aino Malmivirta and Brita Wårvik (eds.), pp. 1–17 | Chapter
Texts are expected to have structure and the study of that structure is a central concern in text and discourse linguistics. Texts are semantic units and their structure is therefore a matter of organization of the content material included in them. At the same time, text structure is also a… read more
Givón’s (1995) quantity principle about the diagrammatic iconicity of coding forms has mostly been investigated for topic continuity and nominal elements. The present paper considers its applicability both to participant continuity and the continuity of time, focussing on their interaction in the… read more
Wårvik, Brita 2011 GroundingHandbook of Pragmatics: 2011 Installment, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 1–15 | Article
Wårvik, Brita 2009 Teaching by stories: Ælfric's instructive narrativesInstructional Writing in English: Studies in honour of Risto Hiltunen, Peikola, Matti, Janne Skaffari and Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen (eds.), pp. 13–34 | Article
Carroll, Ruth, Risto Hiltunen, Matti Peikola, Janne Skaffari, Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen, Ellen Valle and Brita Wårvik 2003 IntroductionDiscourse Perspectives on English: Medieval to modern, Hiltunen, Risto and Janne Skaffari (eds.), pp. 1–12 | Miscellaneous
Wårvik, Brita 1997 GroundingHandbook of Pragmatics: 1996 Installment, Verschueren, Jef, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen (eds.), pp. 1–14 | Article
Wårvik, Brita 1990 On grounding in English narratives: a diachronic perspectivePapers from the 5th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, Adamson, Sylvia M., Vivien A. Law, Nigel Vincent and Susan Wright (eds.), pp. 559 ff. | Article
Enkvist, Nils Erik and Brita Wårvik 1987 Old English þa, temporal chains, and narrative structurePapers from the 7th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Giacalone Ramat, Anna, Onofrio Carruba and Giuliano Bernini (eds.), pp. 221 ff. | Article