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  • Syntax and Lexis in Conversationby Auli Hakulinen; Margret Selting

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00

    This volume is a collection of current work at the interface of linguistics and conversation analysis. The focus is on linguistic items in their action contexts: syntactic structures and lexical items in data from natural conversations in six European languages: Danish, English, Finnish, German, Italian and Swedish. Some of the studies deal with similar... more...

  • Talk and Practical Epistemologyby Jack Sidnell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00

    Drawing on the methods of conversation analysis and ethnography, this book sets out to examine the epistemological practices of Indo-Guyanese villagers as these are revealed in their talk and daily conduct. Based on over eighty-five hours of conversation recorded during twelve months of ethnographic fieldwork, the book describes both the social distribution... more...

  • Talking Gender and Sexualityby Paul McIlvenny

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00

    This edited volume brings together scholars from psychology, linguistics, sociology and communication science to investigate how performative notions of gender and sexuality can be fruitfully explored with the rich set of tools that have been developed by conversation analysis and discursive psychology for analyzing everyday practical language use,... more...

  • Approaching Dialogueby Per Linell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 180.00

    Approaching Dialogue has its primary focus on the theoretical understanding and empirical analysis of talk-in-interaction. It deals with conversation in general as well as talk within institutions against a backdrop of Conversation Analysis, context-based discourse analysis, social pragmatics, socio-cultural theory and interdisciplinary dialogue... more...

  • On Speech Act Verbsby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 98.00

    This essay concerns the analysis of speech act verbs. It offers a range of ideas which form theoretical preliminaries to the analysis of this phenomenon. more...

  • Diskurse der Gelehrtenkultur in der Frühen Neuzeitby Herbert Jaumann

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 280.00

    The Handbook presents a total of 23 exemplary studies of the discourses and complex topics in the culture of scholarship and science in the Early Modern Age (15th - 18th cents.) which set trends and established directions in this epoch between the Middle Ages and the Modern Age. Each study traces its particular dialogue with its variants, protagonists... more...

  • Confident Conversationby Mike Bechtle

    Baker Publishing Group 2008; US$ 12.99

    Communication is an art, and anyone--whether shy or outgoing--can improve his or her conversational skills. Dr. Mike Bechtle offers a straightforward guide to making good conversation that works for any personality type. more...

  • The Logic of Conventional Implicaturesby Christopher Potts

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 49.99

    This book revives the study of conventional implicatures in natural language semantics. H. Paul Grice first defined the concept. Since then his definition has seen much use and many redefinitions, but it has never enjoyed a stable place in linguistic theory. Christopher Potts returns to the original and uses it as a key into two presently under-studied... more...

  • Acting Out Participant Examples in the Classroomby Stanton E.F. Wortham

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 149.00

    This volume explores a relational pattern that occurs during one type of speech event — classroom “participant examples.” A participant example describes, as an example of something, an event that includes at least one person also participating in the conversation. Participants with a role in the example have two relevant identities... more...