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LINGUIST List 21.3494

Wed Sep 01 2010

Books: Discourse Analysis/Pragmatics: Bousfield

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Impoliteness in Interaction: Bousfield

Message 1: Impoliteness in Interaction: Bousfield
Date: 27-Aug-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Impoliteness in Interaction: Bousfield
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Title: Impoliteness in Interaction
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 167
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=P%26bns%20167

Author: Derek Bousfield
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027254399 Pages: 281 Price: Europe EURO 33.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027254399 Pages: 281 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK!

This study concerns the nature of impoliteness in face-to-face spoken
interaction. For more than three decades many pragmatic and sociolinguistic
studies of interaction have considered politeness to be one central
explanatory concept governing and underpinning face-to-face interaction.
Politeness' "evil twin" impoliteness has been largely neglected until only
very recently. This book, the first of its kind on the subject, considers
the role that impoliteness has to play by drawing extracts from a range of
discourse types (car parking disputes, army and police training,
police-public interactions and kitchen discourse). The study considers the
triggering of impoliteness; explores the dynamic progression of impolite
exchanges, and examines the way in which such exchanges come to some form
of resolution. 'Face' and the linguistic sophistication and manipulation of
discoursally expected norms to cause, or deflect impoliteness is also
explored, as is the dynamic and sometimes hotly contested nature of an
individual's socio-discoursal role.

Table of contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Chapter 1. Impoliteness in interaction
Chapter 2. Implicature: (Mis)understanding grice
Chapter 3. Face within a model of im/politeness
Chapter 4. Perspectives on politeness and impoliteness
Chapter 5. The realisation of impoliteness
Chapter 6. The dynamics of impoliteness I: Dynamics at the utterance level
Chapter 7. The dynamics of impoliteness II: Dynamics at the discoursal level
Chapter 8. The dynamics of impoliteness III: Exploiting the rules of the
turn taking system
Chapter 9. Conclusion
Tables and figures
Bibliography and references
Index

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics

Written In: English (eng )

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