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Title: Konstruktionen in der Interaktion [Constructions in Interaction]
Edited By: Susanne Günthner
Wolfgang Imo
Series Title: Linguistik - Impulse & Tendenzen

This anthology highlights possible systematic interconnections between the
approaches of "construction grammar" and interaction-oriented studies on
the grammar of spoken language. The empirical analyses focus on fixed
constructions of varying complexity in German and English communicative

Susanne Günthner, Wolfgang Imo, Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen, Sandra A.
Thompson, Clemens Knobloch, Johannes Schwitalla, Dagmar Barth-Weingarten,
Christine Gohl, Karin Birkner, Arnulf Deppermann, Peter Auer, Helmut
Spiekermann, Benjamin Stoltenburg, Kerstin Fischer

Susanne Günthner, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany;
Wolfgang Imo, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 311019015X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 372
Prices: Europe EURO 98.00
U.S. $ 132.30