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Academic Paper

Title: Kang Kwong Luke & Theodossia-Soula Pavlidou (eds.), Telephone Calls: Unity and diversity in conversational structure across languages and cultures.
Author: Anna Lindström
Institution: University of Uppsala
Linguistic Field: Not Applicable; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: Chinese, Yue
Greek, Modern
Abstract: A panel at the 1998 International Pragmatics Conference in Reims
provided the impetus for the book Telephone calls: Unity and diversity
in conversational structure across languages and cultures, edited by
Kang Kwong Luke and Theodossia-Soula Pavlidou. Six of its chapters were
first presented at that panel. The book covers several languages,
including Cantonese, Danish, English, German, Greek, Japanese, Korean, and


This article appears IN Language in Society Vol. 34, Issue 5.

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