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The Pragmatics of Politeness
Oxford University Press (2014)
AU$40.27

This readable book presents a new general theoretical understanding of politeness. It offers an...

Therapeutic Ways with Words
Oxford University Press (1994)
AU$88.55

Therapeutic Ways with Words provides a unique glimpse into language use in psychotherapy, an...

Prescribing under Pressure: Parent-Physician Conversations and Antibiotics

Prescribing under Pressure

Parent-Physician Conversations and Antibiotics

Oxford University Press (2007)
AU$35.14

Antibiotics will soon no longer cure many illnesses due to escalating bacterial resistance. Still,...

Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Stance

Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Oxford University Press (2009)
AU$36.59

Stancetaking-or speaker positioning-is central to communication. This collected volume explores...

The Discourse of Classified Advertising: Exploring the Nature of Linguistic Simplicity

The Discourse of Classified Advertising

Exploring the Nature of Linguistic Simplicity

Oxford University Press (1996)
AU$157.45

Linguists who have studied simplified varieties of a given language, such as pidgins or the language...

Whales, Candlelight, and Stuff Like That: General Extenders in English Discourse

Whales, Candlelight, and Stuff Like That

General Extenders in English Discourse

Oxford University Press (2000)
AU$161.12

This innovative work provides the first comprehensive account of general extenders ("or something,"...

Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Register
Oxford University Press (1994)
AU$123.04

This collection brings together several perspectives on language varieties defined according to...

Claiming Power in Doctor-Patient Talk
Oxford University Press (1998)
AU$44.66

Nancy Ainsworth-Vaughn studied stories, topic control, "true" questions, and rhetorical questions in...

Language in Time: The Rhythm and Tempo of Spoken Interaction

Language in Time

The Rhythm and Tempo of Spoken Interaction

Oxford University Press (1999)
AU$219.71

The authors here promote the reintroduction of temporality into the description and analysis of...

Queerly Phrased: Language, Gender, and Sexuality

Queerly Phrased

Language, Gender, and Sexuality

Oxford University Press (1997)
AU$64.44

This pioneering collection of previously unpublished articles on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...