Discourse and Politeness
Ambivalent Face in Japanese
By (author) Naomi Geyer
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Discourse and Politeness by Naomi Geyer
Book 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826497819
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A research monograph that examines Japanese institutional discourse and attempts to clarify the relationship between politeness, facework and speaker identity. It is of interest to researchers in discourse analysis, sociolinguistics and Japanese language.
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Author Biography - Naomi Geyer
Naomi Geyer is Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Linguistics, Department of East Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
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