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LINGUIST List 20.222

Sat Jan 24 2009

Books: Sociolinguistics/Discourse Analysis/Pragmatics: Jones, Ono (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Style Shifting in Japanese: Jones, Ono (Eds)


Message 1: Style Shifting in Japanese: Jones, Ono (Eds)
Date: 22-Jan-2009
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Style Shifting in Japanese: Jones, Ono (Eds)
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Title: Style Shifting in Japanese
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 180
Published: 2008
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=P%26bns%20180

Editor: Kimberly Jones
Editor: Tsuyoshi Ono
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027289667 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027289667 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027254252 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027254252 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Abstract:

This innovative and interdisciplinary book on style shifting in Japanese
brings together a wide range of perspectives and methodologies - including
discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics, and functional
linguistics - to look at a variety of types of style shifting in both
spoken and written Japanese discourse. Though diverse in approach, the
contributions all reflect the belief that language use is inextricably
linked to both context and language structure in mutually constitutive
relationships. Topics covered include shifting between "polite" and "plain"
styles, the emergence of a "semi-polite" style, speakers' strategic use of
gendered styles or regional dialects, shifting between different deictic
expressions, and prosodic shifting. This careful and detailed examination
advances our understanding of the complex phenomenon of style shifting not
only in Japanese, but also more generally, and will be of interest to
researchers and students in fields such as linguistics, linguistic
anthropology, communication studies, and second language acquisition and
teaching.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Written In: English (eng )

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