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LINGUIST List 19.2275

Thu Jul 17 2008

Books: Discourse Analysis: Gómez González et al (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Languages and Cultures in Contrast and Comparison: Gómez González, Mackenzie, González Álvarez (Eds)


Message 1: Languages and Cultures in Contrast and Comparison: Gómez González, Mackenzie, González Álvarez (Eds)
Date: 15-Jul-2008
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Languages and Cultures in Contrast and Comparison: Gómez González, Mackenzie, González Álvarez (Eds)
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Title: Languages and Cultures in Contrast and Comparison
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 175
Published: 2008
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=P%26bns%20175

Editor: María de los Ángeles Gómez González
Editor: J. Lachlan Mackenzie
Editor: Elsa M. González Álvarez
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027254191 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027254191 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Abstract:

This volume explores various hitherto under-researched relationships
between languages and their discourse-cultural settings. The first two
sections analyze the complex interplay between lexico-grammatical
organization and communicative contexts. Part I focuses on structural
options in syntax, deepening the analysis of information-packaging
strategies. Part II turns to lexical studies, covering such matters as
human perception and emotion, the psychological understanding of 'home' and
'abroad', the development of children's emotional life and the relation
between lexical choice and sexual orientation. The final chapters consider
how new techniques of contrastive linguistics and pragmatics are
contributing to the primary field of application for contrastive analysis,
language teaching and learning. The book will be of special interest to
scholars and students of linguistics, discourse analysis and cultural
studies and to those entrusted with teaching European languages and
cultures. The major languages covered are Akan, Dutch, English, Finnish,
French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics
                            Psycholinguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)
                            Finnish (fin)
                            French (fra)
                            German, Standard (deu)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Norwegian, Bokmål (nob)
                            Spanish (spa)
                            Swedish (swe)
                            Akan (aka)

Written In: English (eng )

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