Politeness, introduction to the reissue: A review of recent work
Brown, P., & Levinson, S. C.
Politeness, introduction to the reissue: A review of recent work. In A. Kasher (Ed.
), Pragmatics: Vol. 6 Grammar, psychology and sociology
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This article is a reprint of chapter 1, the introduction to Brown and Levinson, 1987, Politeness: Some universals in language usage (Cambridge University Press).