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Journal Title: Journal of Pragmatics
Volume/Issue:   54/
Issue Title: Special Issue: Pivot Constructions in Talk-in-Interaction
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: 1. Pivot constructions as everyday conversational phenomena within a cross-linguistic perspective: An introduction
Niklas Norén, Per Linell
Pages 1-15

2. Quote–unquote in one variety of German: Two interactional functions of pivot constructions used as frames for quotation in Siebenbürger Sächsisch
Emma Betz
Pages 16-34

3. Pivots constructions as methods for perspective shift during turns at talk
Niklas Norén
Pages 35-56

4. On the pivot turn construction method in Swedish and Finnish
Jan K. Lindström
Pages 57-72

5. Pivot constructions in spoken Estonian
Tiit Hennoste
Pages 73-91

6. The patching-together of pivot patterns in talk-in-interaction: On double dislocations in French
Simona Pekarek Doehler, Anne-Sylvie Horlacher
Pages 92-108
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Estonian
Finnish
French
German
Swedish
 
LL Issue: 24.3921