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Language as dialogue [electronic resource] : from rules to principles of probability / Edda Weigand ; edited by Sebastian Feller.

By: Weigand, Edda.
Contributor(s): Feller, Sebastian.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Dialogue studies: v. 5.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., c2009Description: 1 online resource (viii, 410 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027288882 (electronic bk.); 9027288887 (electronic bk.); 9789027210227 (hb : alk. paper); 9027210225 (hb : alk. paper).Subject(s): Dialogue analysis | REFERENCE | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- VocabularyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Language as dialogue.DDC classification: 401/.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Language as Dialogue; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication page; Table of contents; Preface; Introduction; Origins of the essays; Part I. Language as dialogue in a theory of communicative competence; Introduction to Part I; The dialogic principle revisited; Discourse, conversation, dialogue; Looking for the point of the dialogic turn; Words and their role in language use; Lexical units and syntactic structures; Rhetoric and argumentation in a dialogic perspective; Part II. At the crossroads; Introduction to Part II; The unit beyond the sentence; Coherence in discourse.
Summary: With her theory of 'Language as Dialogue', Edda Weigand has opened up a new and promising perspective in linguistic research and its neighbouring disciplines. Her model of 'competence-in-performance' solved the problem of how to bridge the gap between competence and performance and thus substantially shaped the way in which people look at language today. This book traces Weigand's linguistic career from its beginning to today and comprises a selection of articles which take the reader on a vivid and fascinating journey through the most important stages of her theorizing. The initial stage whe.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Language as Dialogue; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication page; Table of contents; Preface; Introduction; Origins of the essays; Part I. Language as dialogue in a theory of communicative competence; Introduction to Part I; The dialogic principle revisited; Discourse, conversation, dialogue; Looking for the point of the dialogic turn; Words and their role in language use; Lexical units and syntactic structures; Rhetoric and argumentation in a dialogic perspective; Part II. At the crossroads; Introduction to Part II; The unit beyond the sentence; Coherence in discourse.

With her theory of 'Language as Dialogue', Edda Weigand has opened up a new and promising perspective in linguistic research and its neighbouring disciplines. Her model of 'competence-in-performance' solved the problem of how to bridge the gap between competence and performance and thus substantially shaped the way in which people look at language today. This book traces Weigand's linguistic career from its beginning to today and comprises a selection of articles which take the reader on a vivid and fascinating journey through the most important stages of her theorizing. The initial stage whe.

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