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Conversational style [electronic resource] : analyzing talk among friends / Deborah Tannen.

By: Tannen, Deborah.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Edition: New ed.Description: 1 online resource (xix, 244 p.).ISBN: 9780199725380 (electronic bk.); 0199725381 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Conversation analysis | Analyse de la conversation | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Friendship | ConversatieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Conversational style.DDC classification: 302.3/46 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Conversational style : theoretical background -- The participants in Thanksgiving dinner -- Linguistic devices in conversational style -- Narrative strategies -- Irony and joking -- Summary of style features -- The study of coherence in discourse -- Coda: taking the concepts into the present.
Summary: Preface to the 2005 Edition. 1. Introduction. 2. Conversational Style: Theoretical Background. 3. The Participants in Thanksgiving Dinner. 4. Linguistic Devices in Conversational Style. 5. Narrative Strategies. 6. Irony and Joking. 7. Summary of Style Features. 8. The Study of Coherence in Discourse. 9. Coda: Taking the Concepts into the Present. Appendix 1: Key to Transcription Conventions. Appendix 2: Steps in Analyzing Conversation. Appendix 3: Participants in Thanksgiving Dinner. Appendix 4: The Flow of Topics. References. Author Index. Subject Index.
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Originally published: New York : Ablex Publishing. 1984.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-232) and index.

Conversational style : theoretical background -- The participants in Thanksgiving dinner -- Linguistic devices in conversational style -- Narrative strategies -- Irony and joking -- Summary of style features -- The study of coherence in discourse -- Coda: taking the concepts into the present.

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Preface to the 2005 Edition. 1. Introduction. 2. Conversational Style: Theoretical Background. 3. The Participants in Thanksgiving Dinner. 4. Linguistic Devices in Conversational Style. 5. Narrative Strategies. 6. Irony and Joking. 7. Summary of Style Features. 8. The Study of Coherence in Discourse. 9. Coda: Taking the Concepts into the Present. Appendix 1: Key to Transcription Conventions. Appendix 2: Steps in Analyzing Conversation. Appendix 3: Participants in Thanksgiving Dinner. Appendix 4: The Flow of Topics. References. Author Index. Subject Index.

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