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  • Kulturen der Gattungby Werner Michler

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 30.53

    Literarische Gattungspoetik als performativer Prozess sozio-kultureller Klassifikationen. Gattungsdenken und Gattungshandeln in Literatur, Gesellschaft und Naturwissen von 1750 bis 1950 stehen im Zentrum dieser Geschichte der »Kulturen der Gattung« in der deutschsprachigen Literatur. Dieser Neuansatz in der Gattungstheorie wird an zwei Perioden verstärkter... more...

  • Der WDR und andere Katastrophen? eine Analyse der deutschen Medienlandschaftby Jürgen Bellers

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 14.56

    Schon jeder hat wohl schon einmal im Stillen gedacht, ob das denn richtig ist, was da im Fernsehen berichtet wird, insbesondere bei ARD und ZDF. Ist wirklich alles so schlecht? Warum wird über 50 Occupy-Demonstranten vor der EZB berichtet, nicht aber über die gegen Abtreibung mit 10.000 Leuten? Warum sind die Medien fast einheitlich gegen Putins Rußland... more...

  • Conditional Press Influence in Politicsby Adam J. Schiffer

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 29.99

    This book theorizes and tests the conditions under which the press is a powerful political institution, and when it cedes its power to other institutions and actors. It gives a theoretical framework and substantive case studies to aid scholars across a wide area of American politics in understanding the news media's role in American politics. more...

  • Beyond Rhetorical Questionsby Irene Koshik

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00

    This book uses Conversation Analysis methodology to analyze rhetorical and other questions that are designed to convey assertions, rather than seek new information. It shows how these question sequences unfold interactionally in naturally-occurring talk in a variety of settings, e.g., friends arguing over the phone, parents disciplining children, news... more...

  • Bilingual Couples Talkby Ingrid Piller

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00

    This sociolinguistic study of the linguistic practices of bilingual couples describes the conditions, processes and results of private language contact. It is based on a unique corpus of more than 20 hours of private conversations between partners in bilingual marriages. Adding to its breadth of coverage, these private conversations are supplemented... more...

  • Conversation Analysisby Gene H. Lerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 83.00

    This collection assembles early, yet previously unpublished research into the practices that organize conversational interaction by many of the central figures in the development and advancement of Conversation Analysis as a discipline. Using the methods of sequential analysis as first developed by Harvey Sacks, the authors produce detailed empirical... more...

  • Emotion in Dialogic Interactionby Edda Weigand

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 158.00

    This volume contains a selection of papers given at the European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop on ?Emotion in Dialogic Interaction? at the University of Münster in October 2002. In the literature, the complex network of ?emotion in dialogic interaction? is mostly addressed by reducing the complex and separating emotions or defining them by... more...

  • Essays in Speech Act Theoryby Daniel Vanderveken; Susumu Kubo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 66.00

    Any study of communication must take into account the nature and role of speech acts in a broad context. This book addresses questions such as: - What do we mean? - How do we say it? and - How is it understood? in the broad context of universal, socio-cultural and psychological issues that bear on human communication. It presents an overview of current... more...

  • Features of Naturalness in Conversationby Martin Warren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00

    The study describes a detailed and original piece of research work, investigating a very important genre of human communication, and that is conversation. It provides a definition of the genre of conversation by describing nine features of conversation, namely multiple sources, discourse coherence, language as doing, co-operation, unfolding, open-endedness,... more...

  • Getting Acquainted in Conversationby Jan Svennevig

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 180.00

    What makes a ‘getting acquainted’ a recognizable conversational activity, and how are interpersonal relationships established in a first conversation? This book presents a theoretical framework for the study of relationship management in conversation and an empirical study of a corpus of initial interactions. It provides detailed descriptions... more...