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English Department Andreas H. Jucker

Prof. Dr. Andreas H. Jucker

Professor emeritus of English Linguistics


Andreas H. Jucker is Professor emeritus of English Linguistics at the University of Zurich. He is President of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE) and Co-Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Pragmatics.

His current research interests focus on pragmatics, in particular historical pragmatics, the pragmatics of fiction, politeness theory and speech act theory. His recent publications include the handbooks Methods in Pragmatics, co-edited with Klaus P. Schneider and Wolfram Bublitz (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2018) and Pragmatics of Fiction, co-edited with Miriam Locher (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2017), both of which appeared in the 13-volume series “Handbooks in Pragmatics” (Berlin: de Gruyter), which he co-edits with Wolfram Bublitz and Klaus P. Schneider. Together with Irma Taavitsainen he was founding editor of the Journal of Historical Pragmatics (2000-2014), and from 1995-2007 he was series editor of Pragmatics & Beyond New Series (Amsterdam: John Benjamins).

Three new books have recently been published;  a handbook (co-edited with Heiko Hausendorf) Pragmatics of Space (Handbooks of Pragmatics 14) (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2022), an edited volume (co-edited with Iris Hübscher and Lucien Brown) Multimodal Im/politeness. Signed, Spoken, Written. (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2023) and a Cambridge Element (co-authored with Miriam A. Locher, Daniela Landert and Thomas C. Messerli) Fiction and Pragmatics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023).

Fiction and Pragmatics, 2023
Multimodal Impoliteness
JHP 22.2 (2021)
JHP 22.2 (2021) -- SI for AHJ
Pragmatics of Fiction
Pragmatics of Space, 2022
Pragmatics of Fiction
Pragmatics of Fiction, EUP, 2021
Politeness in the History of English
Politeness in the History of English, CUP, 2020
Manners, Norms and Transgressions in the History of English, 2020
Methods in Pragmatics, 2018
Pragmatics of Fiction
Pragmatics of Fiction, 2017
Diachronic Corpus Pragmatics, 2014
Meaning in the History of English, 2013
Communities of Practice, 2013
English Historical Pragmatics, 2013

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