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Salience [electronic resource] : multidisciplinary perspectives on its function in discourse / edited by Christian Chiarcos, Berry Claus, Michael Grabski.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; ; 227.Publication details: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, c2011.Description: 1 online resource (vi, 282 p.) : illISBN:
  • 9783110241020 (electronic bk.)
  • 3110241021 (electronic bk.)
  • 9786613165947
  • 6613165948
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Salience.DDC classification:
  • 401/.41 22
LOC classification:
  • P302.84 .S24 2011eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Pt. 1. Entity-based salience in discourse -- pt. 2. Beyond entities in discourse -- pt. 3. Beyond purely linguistic salience.
Summary: Salience refers to the prominence of information; salient items pop out and capture attention. This volume addresses the role of salience in discourse. It illustrates the range of multidisciplinary approaches - their diversities and similarities. The collection of papers covers a variety of research with different foci ranging from discourse entities, to discourse segments, to extra-linguistic factors.
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Salience refers to the prominence of information; salient items pop out and capture attention. This volume addresses the role of salience in discourse. It illustrates the range of multidisciplinary approaches - their diversities and similarities. The collection of papers covers a variety of research with different foci ranging from discourse entities, to discourse segments, to extra-linguistic factors.

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Pt. 1. Entity-based salience in discourse -- pt. 2. Beyond entities in discourse -- pt. 3. Beyond purely linguistic salience.

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