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LINGUIST List 19.650

Wed Feb 27 2008

Books: Discourse Analysis/Text&Corpus Ling/Pragmatics: Del Saz Rubio

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        1.    Christian Bieri, English Discourse Markers of Reformulation: Del Saz Rubio


Message 1: English Discourse Markers of Reformulation: Del Saz Rubio
Date: 26-Feb-2008
From: Christian Bieri <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: English Discourse Markers of Reformulation: Del Saz Rubio
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Title: English Discourse Markers of Reformulation
Subtitle: A classification and description
Series Title: Linguistic Insights. Studies in Language and Communication. Vol. 60
Published: 2008
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vLang=E&vSiteID=4&vSiteName=BookDetail%2Ecfm&VID=11196

Author: Maria Milagros Del Saz Rubio
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039111961 Pages: 237 Price: U.S. $ 57.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039111961 Pages: 237 Price: Europe EURO 49.00 Comment: for Austria; incl. VAT
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Paperback: ISBN: 9783039111961 Pages: 237 Price: Europe EURO 44.50
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Abstract:

This book deals with the notion of reformulation and more specifically with
a group of lexico-grammatical units which help codify and signal the
activity of reformulation in English. While discourse markers in English
have been described in detail, the area of reformulation is a relatively
unexplored area in comparison with languages such as French or Spanish. In
this respect, this book has been conceived as a contribution to the field
of Discourse Markers and in particular to the markers that help display the
function of reformulation in English. First of all, a definition of the
notion of reformulation is provided as a necessary precondition for the
elaboration of a taxonomy of English reformulators. These are grouped into
different classes and sub-classes on the basis of the type of reformulation
effected. Thus, four main types are identified: Expansion, Modification,
Reassessment and Compression. After an inductive and interpretive analysis
of examples taken from the British National Corpus (BNC), the syntactic and
distributional properties of these units, as well as their environments of
use are described and discussed.

Contents:
Reformulation - Discourse markers - Discourse Analysis - Classes of
reformulators.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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