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  • Sprachphilosophieby Heinrich Watzka; Michael Reder; Godehard Brüntrup

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Die Sprachphilosophie des 20. Jahrhunderts wäre ohne die bahnbrechenden Leistungen einiger Logiker (Frege, Russell, Wittgenstein) nicht möglich gewesen. An das Instrument der Sprachanalyse knüpften sich hochfliegende Hoffnungen im Blick auf Klarheit der Gedankenführung wie auch auf Fortschritte bei der Beantwortung von Grundlagenfragen wie der Erklärung... more...

  • Symbolische Kommunikation vor Gericht in der Frühen Neuzeit.by Reiner Schulze

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 83.28

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Wandel von symbolischen zu begrifflich-diskursiven Formen von Kommunikation wird häufig mit dem Übergang vom Mittelalter zur Moderne in Verbindung gebracht. Die Bewertung der Frühen Neuzeit als Epoche des langsamen Verschwindens symbolischer und ritueller Formen muss jedoch in Frage gestellt werden. Es ist vielmehr davon auszugehen,... more...

  • (Re)presentations and Dialogueby François Cooren; Alain Létourneau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...

  • Academic Listeningby John Flowerdew

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 28.00

    A collection of original papers by researchers working in the field which comprehensively addresses the area of second language academic listening. 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...

  • 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...

  • Argumentation in Political Interviewsby Corina Andone

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 128.00

    In Argumentation in Political Interviews Corina Andone uses the pragma-dialectical concept of strategic maneuvering to gain a better understanding of political interviews as argumentative practices. She analyzes and evaluates the way in which politicians react in political interviews to the accusation that the position they currently hold is inconsistent... more...

  • The Art of Conversationby Peter Burke

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    The Art of Conversation is a major contribution to the social history of language - a relatively new field which has become the focus of lively interdisciplinary debate in recent years. Drawing on the work of sociolinguists and others, Burke uses their concept while reserving the right to qualify their theories where the historical record makes... more...

  • Aspects of Confused Speechby Pamela Shakespeare

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Based on research focusing on the experience of having confused speech and being with confused speakers, this book begins with everyday, commonly understood ideas such as "talking too much" and examines how confused speech is "brought off" as a collaborative activity by the people involved. The author became involved in this project because she was... 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...