LINGUIST List 10.1737

Mon Nov 15 1999

Sum: For Query: 10.1695.2 E-mail Register Shifting

Editor for this issue: Lydia Grebenyova <>


  1. Mila Tasseva-Kurktchieva, For Query: 10.1695.2 E-mail Register/Register Shifting

Message 1: For Query: 10.1695.2 E-mail Register/Register Shifting

Date: Mon, 15 Nov 1999 14:53:36 EST
From: Mila Tasseva-Kurktchieva <>
Subject: For Query: 10.1695.2 E-mail Register/Register Shifting

For Query: 10.1695.2 

Dear linguists,

Following are the responses I received about e-mail register and register 

Gains, J. (1998)
'Electronic Mail - a new style of communication of just a new medium?: An 
investigation into the text features of E-mail'. In English for Specific 
Purposes 18 (1), pp. 81-101.

Georgakopoulou, Alexandra (1997)
Self-presentation and interactional alliances in e-mail discourse: the 
style- and code-switches of Greek messages. International Journal of Applied 
Linguistics 7 (1997):141-164.

Irmengard Rauch et al.(1999)
BAG VI: Toward a grammar of German e-mail, in "New Insights in ermanic 
Linguistics I, edited by I.Rauch and G.F. Carr.(New York: Peter Lang) pp. 

Thanks again to the following people who replyed to my query:

Wendy J. Anderson:
Alexandra Georgakopoulou:
Irmengard Rauch:
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue