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Mon May 19 2003

Books: Discourse Analysis/Pragmatics/Semantics: Lenz

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  1. paul, Deictic Conceptualisation of Space, Time and Person: Lenz

Message 1: Deictic Conceptualisation of Space, Time and Person: Lenz

Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 16:43:30 +0000
From: paul <>
Subject: Deictic Conceptualisation of Space, Time and Person: Lenz

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: John Benjamins,		 
Book URL:<=P_bns_112
Editor: Friedrich Lenz, University of Passau 

Hardback: ISBN: 9027253544, Pages: xiv, 279 pp., Price: EUR 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 1588113752, Pages: xiv, 279 pp., Price: USD 99.00

This volume is a collection of articles which present the results of
investigations into the grammar, semantics and pragmatics of deictic
expressions in several languages. Special emphasis is placed on
contrastive studies that take cognitive and cultural context into
account. Both the empirical and theoretical studies focus on the ways
in which spatial, temporal, personal and textual entities are
conceptualised and referred to. The cognitive approach proves to be a
promising perspective combining aspects of perception, reasoning and
linguistic expression to reveal what seems to be at the very heart of

Table of contents

Contents v-vi 

Deictic conceptualisation of space, time and person: Introduction 
 Friedrich Lenz vii-xiv 

1. 'Addressee effects' in demonstrative systems: The cases of Tiriy�
 and Brazilian Portuguese
 S�rgio Meira 3-11 

2. Deictics in the conversational dyad: Findings in Spanish and some
 cross-linguistic outlines
 Konstanze Jungbluth 13-40 

3. Non-deictic uses of the deictic motion verbs kommen and gehen in
 Claudio Di Meola 41-67 

4. Origo, pointing, and conceptualization -- what gestures reveal
 about the nature of the origo in face-to-face interaction
 Ellen Fricke 69-93 

5. Two ways of construing complex temporal structures 
 Christiane von Stutterheim, Mary Carroll and Wolfgang Klein

6. "Look here, what I am saying!": Speaker deixis and implicature as
 the basis of modality and future tense
 Thomas A. Fritz 135-151 

7. The 'subjective' effects of negation and past subjunctive on
 deontic modals: The case of German d�rfen and sollen
 Tanja Mortelmans 153-182 

8. Politeness distinctions in second person pronouns 
 Johannes Helmbrecht 185-202 

9. Deictic use of demonstrative pronouns in the Rigveda 
 Katharina Kupfer 203-221 

10. Towards a unified model of domain-bound reference 
 Manfred Consten 223-248 

11. Deixis and speech situation revisited: The mechanism of perceived
 Heiko Hausendorf 249-269 

Index 271-274

Lingfield(s): Discourse Analysis
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