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  • Discovering Speech, Words, and Mindby Dani Byrd; Toben H. Mintz

    Wiley 2011; US$ 43.95

    Written in a lively style, Discovering Speech, Words, and Mind applies a scientific approach to the study of various aspects of speech, using everyday examples to introduce the beginning student to the world of language and cognition. An accessible introduction to the fundamentals of speech production, speech perception, word-formation, language... more...

  • Diskurse der Gelehrtenkultur in der Frühen Neuzeitby Herbert Jaumann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 293.00

    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,... more...

  • Eigentlichkeitby Claudia Brinker-von der Heyde; Nina Kalwa; Nina-Maria Klug; Paul Reszke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    The volume explores conceptual, methodological, and practical issues related to ideal of authenticity in communication ? that is, speech and writing that appropriately relates to the objective world and at the same time communicates the true intentions of the speaker or author. 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$ 173.00

    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...

  • Fast Easy Way to Learn a Languageby Bill Handley

    Wiley 2012; US$ 24.95

    Fast, Easy Way to Learn a Language is essential reading for anyone studying a language at school, for business, travel or just for pleasure. Well-known inspirational teacher Bill Handley speaks 15 languages at various degrees of fluency. He is passionate about learning languages and believes language learning should be an adventure. In this book... 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...

  • Fictive Interactionby Esther Pascual

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Language is intimately related to interaction. The question arises: Is the structure of interaction somehow mirrored in language structure and use? This book suggests a positive answer to this question by examining the ubiquitous phenomenon of fictive interaction, in which non-genuine conversational turns appear in discourse, even within clauses, phrases,... more...

  • Fortschritte der politischen Kommunikationsforschungby Birgit Krause; Benjamin Fretwurst; Jens Vogelsang M.A.

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    Politische Kommunikation ist seit jeher zentraler Gegenstand kommunikations- und politikwissenschaftlicher Forschung. Mit der Festschrift für Lutz Erbring diskutieren namhafte Autoren wie Manfred Güllner, Otfried Jarren, Wolfgang R. Langenbucher, Friedhelm Neidhardt, Norman H. Nie, Winfried Schulz, Gerhard Vowe die Bedingungen, Funktionsweisen und... 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...