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Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

The circumstances surrounding an event, usually the writing or publication of a book. Amongst such circumstances, contemporary political and intellectual debates are often seen as...

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Context

Anita Fetzer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Pragmatics

January 2017; p ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Pragmatics. 8367 words.

The concept of context has undergone some fundamental rethinking in the scientific community, where it is no longer seen as an analytic prime. Rather than being looked upon as an external...

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Context

Robert Stalnaker.

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 256 pages.

This book is an exploration of the notion of the context in which speech takes place: its role in the interpretation of what is said in context, and in the explanation of the dynamics of...

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Context

Istvan Kecskes.

in Intercultural Pragmatics

December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Semantics. 10190 words.

This is one of the most important parts of the book that discusses the double nature of context. After presenting the internalist and externalist approaches to context the chapter...

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context

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

1 The words or sentences surrounding any piece of written (or spoken) text.

See CONTEXT-FREE (2), CONTEXT-SENSITIVE.

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Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

1. Most broadly, any frame of reference or framework within which something is perceived, produced, consumed, communicated, interpreted, or otherwise experienced, or which is...

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

Bakst, unrelaxed • next, oversexed, sext, text, undersexed • teletext • context • subtext • hypertext •

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

Bakst, unrelaxed • next, oversexed, sext, text, undersexed • teletext • context • subtext • hypertext •

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Context

Derek Attridge.

in The Work of Literature

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 8647 words.

This chapter considers the role context plays in the reading of literary works. Three different questions present themselves: (1) What is the importance of the context of the original...

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Context

Michael S. Fanselow, Eric Eich, Steven M. Smith and Mark E. Bouton.

in Science of Memory: Concepts

May 2007; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 7433 words.

This part presents four chapters on the concept of context. The first chapter develops a definition of what is meant by the term “context” that relates to the history of research that has...

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Contexts

R. B. Bernstein.

in The Founding Fathers

December 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal and Constitutional History; US Colonial and Revolutionary History. 4917 words.

The founding fathers were born into a remarkable variety of families, occupations, religious loyalties, and geographic settings: from landed gentry destined to join the ruling elite, to...

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