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LINGUIST List 22.3180

Tue Aug 09 2011

Books: Discourse Analysis/Pragmatics/Syntax: Laury, Suzuki (Eds)

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Subordination in Conversation: Laury, Suzuki (Eds)

Message 1: Subordination in Conversation: Laury, Suzuki (Eds)
Date: 02-Aug-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Subordination in Conversation: Laury, Suzuki (Eds)
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Title: Subordination in Conversation
Subtitle: A cross-linguistic perspective
Series Title: Studies in Language and Social Interaction 24
Published: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/slsi.24

Editor: Ritva Laury
Editor: Ryoko Suzuki
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027286963 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027286963 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027226341 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027226341 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027226341 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 100.70
Abstract:

The articles in this volume examine the notion of clausal subordination based on
English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German and Japanese conversational data.
Some of the articles approach 'subordination' in terms of social action, taking
into account what participants are doing with their talk, considering topics such
as the use of clauses as projector phrases and as devices for organizing the
participant structure of the conversation. Other articles focus on the emergence
of clause combinations diachronically and synchronically, taking on topics such
as the grammaticalization of clauses and conjunctions into discourse markers,
and the continuum nature of syntactic subordination. In all of the articles,
linguistic forms are considered to be emergent from recurrent practices engaged
in by participants in conversation. The contributions critically examine central
syntactic notions in interclausal relations and their relevance to the description
of clause combining in conversational language, to the structure of
conversation, and to the interactional functions of language.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            Estonian (est)
                            Finnish (fin)
                            French (fra)
                            German (deu)
                            Japanese (jpn)

Written In: English (eng )

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