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Linguistic creativity in Japanese discourse [electronic resource] : exploring the multiplicity of self, perspective, and voice / Senko K. Maynard.

By: Maynard, Senko K.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Pragmatics & beyond: new ser., 159.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., c2007Description: 1 online resource (xv, 356 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027292285 (electronic bk.); 9027292280 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Creativity (Linguistics) | Discourse analysis | Language and languages -- Style | Japanese language -- Discourse analysis | Japanese language -- Style | Cr�eativit�e (Linguistique) | Analyse du discours | Stylistique | Japonais (Langue) -- Analyse du discours | Japonais (Langue) -- Stylistique | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Japanese | Discourse analysis | Japans | CreativiteitGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Linguistic creativity in Japanese discourse.DDC classification: 495.6/0141 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Linguistic Creativity in Japanese Discourse; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication; Table of contents; Preface and acknowledgments; I. Preliminaries; II. Discourse creativity: Styles and genres; III. Rhetorical creativity: Humor and figures; IV. Grammatical creativity: Sentences and phrases; V. Reflections; Appendix: Presentation of data in Japanese orthography; Notes; References; Data references; Author index; Subject index; The series Pragmatics & Beyond New Series.
Summary: Using theoretical concepts of self, perspective, and voice as an interpretive guide, and based on the Place of Negotiation theory, this volume explores the phenomenon of linguistic creativity in Japanese discourse, i.e., the use of language in specific ways for foregrounding personalized expressive meanings. Personalized expressive meanings include psychological, emotive, interpersonal, and rhetorical aspects of communication, encompassing broad meanings such as feelings of intimacy or distance, emotion, empathy, humor, playfulness, persona, sense of self, identity, rhetorical effects, and so.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-347) and indexes.

Linguistic Creativity in Japanese Discourse; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication; Table of contents; Preface and acknowledgments; I. Preliminaries; II. Discourse creativity: Styles and genres; III. Rhetorical creativity: Humor and figures; IV. Grammatical creativity: Sentences and phrases; V. Reflections; Appendix: Presentation of data in Japanese orthography; Notes; References; Data references; Author index; Subject index; The series Pragmatics & Beyond New Series.

Using theoretical concepts of self, perspective, and voice as an interpretive guide, and based on the Place of Negotiation theory, this volume explores the phenomenon of linguistic creativity in Japanese discourse, i.e., the use of language in specific ways for foregrounding personalized expressive meanings. Personalized expressive meanings include psychological, emotive, interpersonal, and rhetorical aspects of communication, encompassing broad meanings such as feelings of intimacy or distance, emotion, empathy, humor, playfulness, persona, sense of self, identity, rhetorical effects, and so.

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