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Silence : Interdisciplinary Perspectives :  Interdisciplinary Perspectives - Adam Jaworski

Silence : Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Interdisciplinary Perspectives

By: Adam Jaworski (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1997
ISBN: 9783110154597
Number Of Pages: 414
For Ages: 22+ years old

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List of contributors
Introductoryp. 1
Introduction: An overviewp. 3
Aesthetic, communicative and political silences in Laurie Anderson's performance artp. 15
Linguistics and pragmaticsp. 37
Silence and markedness theoryp. 39
Silence and politenessp. 63
Discourse analysisp. 85
Silence and the acquisition of status in verbal interactionp. 87
Discourses of the unsayable: Death implicative talk in geriatric medical consultationsp. 117
Narrative analysisp. 153
Silence and revelation in the English tradional balladp. 155
Silent and silenced voices: Interactional construction of audience in social work talkp. 181
Ethnography of communicationp. 213
Giving street directions: The silent role of womenp. 215
Silence in ritual communicationp. 239
Cross-cultural communicationp. 261
The silent Finn revisitedp. 263
Cross-cultural back channels in English refusals: A source of troublep. 285
Beyond languagep. 309
Music and silencep. 311
Silence across modalitiesp. 329
Silence in paintings: Let me count the waysp. 339
Silence and communication in artp. 351
Teaching silencep. 367
Teaching "Discovering silence"p. 369
Epiloguep. 379
"White and white": Metacommunicative and metaphorical silencesp. 381
Subject indexp. 402
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ISBN: 9783110154597
ISBN-10: 3110154595
Series: Studies in Anthropological Linguistics
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 414
Published: 1997
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter & Co
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.84