Subjectivity in Language and Discourse

Edited by Nicole Baumgarten, Inke Du Bois and Juliane House

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ISBN13: 
9781781902691
Publication Date: 
August 2012
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Hardback
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449 pp.
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ISSN: 
1750-368X
Volume: 
10

Cornelia Gerhardt, Saarland University

Appropriating live televised football through talk illustrates linguistic and embodied resources, e.g. cohesive devices, sequentiality and gestures, used by empirical audiences in the reception situation for a variety of functions such as the construction of an identity as football fan.
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278998
Expected: 
October 2014

Edited by Kate Beeching, University of the West of England and Ulrich Detges, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

This volume tests the hypothesis that elements at the left periphery of discourse units have mainly subjective and discourse-structuring functions, whereas at the right periphery, such elements play an intersubjective or modalising role.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274808
Expected: 
October 2014

Maite Taboada and Radoslava Trnavac, Simon Fraser University

In Nonveridicality and Evaluation Maite Taboada and Radoslava Trnavac bring together a diverse group of researchers with interests in areas with connection to evaluation in discourse, from both theoretical and empirical perspectives.
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258167
Publication date: 
October 2013

Edited by Dagmar Barth-Weingarten, Nicole Dehé and Anne Wichmann

Demonstrates the synergies that can result from interdisciplinary collaboration. This book examines prosodic cues to referential and discourse/textual meaning. It covers the role played by prosody in the negotiation of speaker change in conversational interaction.
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Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781849506311
Publication date: 
December 2009

Edited by Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen and Jacqueline Visconti

Focuses on semantic and pragmatic change, its causes and mechanisms. This work gathers the papers that offer studies of language-specific cases of meaning change in particular notional domains. It includes case-studies covering central semantic domains such as concession, evidentiality, modality,...
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781849506779
Publication date: 
December 2009

Edited by Bruce Fraser and Ken Turner

Professor Jacob Mey is one of the most respected, enterprising, industrious, scholarly and, avuncular members of the many linguistics communities in which he has worked. This collection includes invited papers that honours Professor Mey on the occasion of his eightieth birthday.
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781848553163
Publication date: 
May 2009

Edited by Corinne Rossari, Claudia Ricci and Adriana Spiridon

Deals with pragmatic factors involved in the evolution of grammatical or lexical forms or in the emergence of complex syntactic structures in various languages (Dutch, French, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian and Spanish).
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781848551626
Publication date: 
January 2009

Claudia Caffi

Presents an integrated pragmatic approach to communication, which aims at integrating pragmatic views with insights from different research fields into an extended framework where psychological aspects of communication in context also can be taken into account.
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780080443348
Publication date: 
September 2005

Edited by Anita Fetzer and Kerstin Fischer

The multifaceted and heterogeneous category of common ground is central to theories of pragmatics, sociolinguistics, discourse and context. This book reviews the approaches to common ground from the perspective of lexical markers. Organized into two parts, it discusses the relationship between...
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780080453224
Publication date: 
December 2006

Edited by Karin Aijmer and Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen

Presents an examination of the methods and theories for studying pragmatic markers cross-linguistically. This work also explores the comparison of pragmatic markers across languages in order to offer important insights into the similarities and differences between languages.
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780080446769
Publication date: 
April 2006

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