By Boris Gasparov
The booklet pursues a usage-oriented technique of language description by means of infusing it with the imperative inspiration of post-structural semiotics and literary conception - that of intertextual reminiscence. Its imperative declare is that every one new proof of language are grounded within the audio system' reminiscence of past reviews of utilizing language. it's a ""speech to speech"" version: each new truth of speech is noticeable as rising out of recalled fragments which are reiterated and manipulated whilst. via a similar token, the recent which means is usually superscribed on whatever conventional and recognizable as its (more or much less radical) alteration. The version bargains the way to describe the which means of language as an open-ended approach, the best way the that means of literary works is defined in sleek literary feedback. the fundamental unit of the intertextual version is the Communicative Fragment (CF). A CF is a fragment of speech of any form, that means, and stylistic provenance, which audio system realize and, hence, deal with as an entire. Its leader attributes are a prefabricated form, an crucial that means (i.e., perceived as an entire whose scope continually is going past the analyzable), and a selected communicative ""texture"" alluding at a speech style, a tangible speech state of affairs, and profiles of the speaker and the implied addressee. even though a CF has a recognizable form, it's not as definitively set as that of desk bound linguistic indicators (words and morphemes). A CF may be tempered with, truncated or extended, tailored to and fused with different CFs. The publication describes intimately normal units wherein audio system manage their assets of linguistic reminiscence, whose ever-new constellations in speech create limitless chances for brand new diversifications and colors of that means. The booklet is of curiosity to linguists in such various fields as Cognitive Linguistics, discourse research, useful linguistics, l. a.