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  1. paul, Perspective and Perspectivation in Discourse

Message 1: Perspective and Perspectivation in Discourse

Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2003 13:58:11 +0000
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Subject: Perspective and Perspectivation in Discourse

Title: Perspective and Perspectivation in Discourse
Series Title: Human Cognitive Processing 9
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: John Benjamins,		 
Book URL:
Editor: Carl Friedrich Graumann, University of Heidelberg 
Editor: Werner Kallmeyer, Institute for the German Language, Mannheim
Hardback: ISBN: 9027223610, Pages: vi, 401 pp., Price: EUR 110.00
Hardback: ISBN: 1588112950, Pages: vi, 401 pp., Price: USD 99.00

"Perspective" and "viewpoint" are widely used in everyday talk as well
as in the specialist languages of the social, cognitive, and literary
sciences. Taken from the field of visual perception and
representation, these concepts have acquired a general meaning and
significance, as characteristics of human cognitive processing. Since,
however, this field is shared by an increasing body of disciplines,
perspective terms have also acquired specific and technical
meanings. A striking example is the newly introduced use of
"perspectivation" in discourse analysis.

This volume on "perspective and perspectivation" - the first of its
kind - will help to fill the gap between the common understanding of
perspective and the specifics of its structure and dynamics as they
have been elaborated in the human sciences, mainly in psychology and
linguistics. The focus is on the structure of perspectivity in
cognition and language, and the dynamics of setting and taking
perspectives in social interaction and in the construction and
understanding of texts. Both topics are presented here in an
interdisciplinary way by a group of linguists and psychologists.

Table of Contents

Perspective and perspectivation in discourse: An introduction 
 Carl Friedrich Graumann and Werner Kallmeyer 1 
A. Perspectivity: Structure and functions 
Knowledge and perspective setting: What possible consequences on
 conversation do we have to expect?
 Klaus Foppa 15 
Explicit and implicit perspectivity 
 Carl Friedrich Graumann 25 
Perspectives, implicitness and recontextualization 
 Per Linell 41 
Quaestio and L-perspectivation 
 Christiane Stutterheim and Wolfgang Klein 57 
Grammaticalization of perspectivity 
 Gisela Zifonun 87 
B. Perspectivation in discourse and interaction 
Verbal practices of perspective grounding 
 Werner Kallmeyer 111 
Perspectivity and professional role in verbal interaction 
 Inken Keim 141 
"You can say you to yourself" Establishing perspectives with personal
 Ursula Bredel 165 
Strategic uses of self and other perspectives 
 Alissa Shethar 179 
Irony, quotation, and other forms of staged intertextuality: Double or
 contrastive perspectivation in conversation
 Helga Kotthoff 199 
C. Perspectivity: Differences and divergences 
Social discrimination and aggression: A matter of perspective-specific
 Sabine Otten and Am�lie Mummendey 231 
Perspective-related differences in interpretations of injustice in
 close relationships
 Gerold Mikula 249 
Perspectivity in dialogues involving people with cerebral palsy 
 Ivana Markova and Sarah Collins 261 
Perspective-dependent attributions in court: An investigation into
 closing speeches with the Linguistic Category Model
 Jeannette Schmid 285 
D. Perspectivity in reconstructive genres 
Point of view, narrative mode and the constitution of narrative texts
 Peter Canisius 305 
Global and local aspects of perspectivity 
 Uta M. Quasthoff 321 
Perspectivity in reported dialogues. The contextualization of
 evaluative stances in reconstructing speech
 Susanne G�nthner 345 

The role of the narrative perspective in the cognitive-cultural
 Janos Laszlo and Tibor P�lya 373

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