Intersubjectivity and Intersubjectification in Grammar and Discourse

Theoretical and descriptive advances

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| University of Leuven/Université de Liège
| University of Leuven/Research Foundation Flanders
| University of Leuven/Research Foundation Flanders
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Recent years saw a growing interest in the study of subjectivity, as the linguistic expression of speaker involvement. Intersubjectivity, defined by Traugott as "the linguistic expression of a speaker/writer's attention to the hearer/reader", on the other hand, has so far received little explicit attention in its own right, let alone systematic definition and operationalization. Intersubjectivity and seemingly related notions such as interpersonal meaning, appraisal, stance and metadiscourse, frequently appear in cognitive-functional accounts, as well as historical and more applied approaches. These domains offer (partly) conflicting uses of 'intersubjectivity', differ in the overall scope of the concept and the phenomena it may cover.This book brings together contributions from a variety of different approaches, with the aim of disentangling the current web of intertwined notions of intersubjectivity. Rather than focusing on the potentially conflicting views, the volume aspires to resolve some of the conceptual puzzle by cross-fertilization between the different views, and spark discussion on how to operationalize 'intersubjectivity' in linguistic research. Originally published in English Text Construction 5:1 (2012).
[Benjamins Current Topics, 65]  2014.  vi, 161 pp.
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Table of Contents
Intersections of intersubjectivity
Lieselotte Brems, Lobke Ghesquière and Freek Van de Velde
1–5
Articles
Intersubjectification and clause periphery
Elizabeth Closs Traugott
7–27
Beyond intersubjectification: Textual uses of modality and mood in subordinate clauses as part of speech-act orientation
Heiko Narrog
29–51
Notions of (inter)subjectivity
Jan Nuyts
53–76
Intersubjectivity in newspaper editorials: Construing the reader-in-the-text
Geoff Thompson †
77–100
“What I want you to remember is…”: Audience orientation in monologic academic discourse
Annelie Ädel
101–127
Intersubjectivity and intersubjectification: Typology and operationalization
Lobke Ghesquière, Lieselotte Brems and Freek Van de Velde
129–153
Index
Name index
155–157
Subject index
159–161
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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