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LINGUIST List 24.1986

Thu May 09 2013

Books: Thanking Formulae in English: Jautz

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 08-May-2013
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Thanking Formulae in English: Jautz
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Title: Thanking Formulae in English
Subtitle: Explorations across varieties and genres
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 230
Published: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/pbns.230

Author: Sabine Jautz
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272096 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272096 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272096 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027256355 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 100.70
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027256355 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027256355 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Abstract:

In the present study the use of thanking formulae is examined across different genres and varieties of English. Data is taken from the British National Corpus and the Wellington Corpus of Spoken New Zealand English.

Employing a form-to-function mapping, thanking formulae are not only analysed quantitatively, but also qualitatively accounting for local contexts and genre. Additionally, the status of thanking formulae is examined in the most prominent models of politeness, and the interpersonal relation amongst the interlocutors is investigated. The first part is devoted to a variational analysis, which is supplemented by a genre perspective in the second part. The findings of the study contribute new insights to research on thanking (formulae), politeness, variational pragmatics and media discourse.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng)

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