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Title: Discourse and Politeness
Subtitle: Ambivalent Face in Japanese
Written By: Naomi Geyser
URL: www.continuumbooks.com
Description:

'Discourse and Politeness' examines Japanese institutional discourse and
attempts to clarify the relationship between politeness, facework and
speaker identity. The book seeks to establish an empirically grounded
analysis of facework as the basis for evaluating politeness, and describes
facework in delicate situations such as disagreement, teasing and talking
about troubles, which have rarely been discussed in politeness studies.

Insightful and cutting-edge, this research monograph will be of interest to
researchers in discourse analysis, sociolinguistics and Japanese language.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0826497810
ISBN-13: 9780826497819
Pages: 232
Prices: U.K. £ 75.00