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Thu Dec 11 2014

Books: Discourse Segmentation in Romance Languages: Pons Bordería (eds.)

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Date: 04-Dec-2014
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Discourse Segmentation in Romance Languages: Pons Bordería (eds.)
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Title: Discourse Segmentation in Romance Languages
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 250
Published: 2014
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: https://benjamins.com/catalog/pbns.250

Editor: Salvador Pons Bordería
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269508 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269508 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269508 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027256553 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027256553 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027256553 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 100.70
Abstract:

This volume gathers together for the first time contributions from the most relevant approaches in discourse segmentation developed in the last fifteen years in Romance languages. All these approaches share the assumption that discourses (either oral or written) can be fully divided into units and subunits: just like sentences are fully analyzed with the help of Syntax, discourse can be fully analyzed with the help of Pragmatics. In this sense, the approaches in this volume represent a step forward with respect to the issues in segmentation addressed by Conversational Analysis or by Discourse Analysis. The research questions addressed in this volume range from the distribution of foci to the coupling of gestures and discourse units, the treatment of discourse markers or the interplay between intonation and discourse organization; all of great interest for General Linguistics, as well as for Romance Languages.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Pragmatics
                            Syntax
Language Family(ies): Romance

Written In: English (eng)

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