Approaches to Slavic Interaction

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This volume provides an overview of current research priorities in the analysis of face-to-face-interaction in Slavic speaking language communities. The core of this volume ranges from discourse analysis in the tradition of interactional linguistics and conversation analysis to newer methods of politeness research. A further field includes empirical and interpretive methods of modern sociolinguistics and statistical analysis of spoken language in casual and institutional talks. Several papers focus on a semantic or syntactic analysis of talk-in-interaction by trying to show how interlocutors use certain lexical, grammatical, syntactic and multimodal or prosodic means for the management of interaction in performing specific actions, genres and displaying negotiations of epistemic, evidential or evaluative stances. The volume is rounded out by contributions to the theory of politeness where strategies of face-work in casual as well as institutional discourse are analyzed, or in which social tasks entertained by code-switching and language alternation within the interaction of bilinguals are discussed.
[Dialogue Studies, 20]  2013.  xi, 318 pp.
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Table of Contents
Contributors
ix–xi
Introduction and overview
Nadine Thielemann and Peter Kosta
1–13
Part I. Multimodal, grammatical and paralinguistic resources in talk-in-interaction
Talking out of turn: (Co)-constructing Russian conversation
Lenore A. Grenoble
17–33
Reanimating responsibility: The weź-V2 (take-V2) double imperative in Polish interaction
Jörg Zinken
35–61
Eye behavior in Russian spoken interaction and its correlation with affirmation and negation
Elena Grishina
63–83
Hesitation markers in transitions within (story)telling sequences of Russian television shows
Hanna Laitinen
85–102
Part II. Statistical analysis of Russian talk-in-interaction
Russian everyday utterances: The top lists and some statistics
Tatiana Sherstinova
105–116
Speech rate as reflection of speaker’s social characteristics
Svetlana Stepanova
117–129
Part III. Displaying and negotiating epistemic and evidential status and evaluation in interaction
How evaluation is transferred in oral discourse in Russian
Nicole Richter
133–145
‘This is how I see it’: No prefacing in Polish
Matylda Weidner
147–166
How can I lie if I am telling the truth?: The unbearable lightness of being of strong and weak modals, modal adverbs and modal particles in discourse between epistemic modality and evidentiality
Peter Kosta
167–184
Part IV. Facework and contextualization in interaction – From (im)politeness to humor
Irony in the face(s) of politeness: Strategic use of verbal irony in Czech political TV debates
Jekaterina Mažara
187–212
Parliamentary communication: The case of the Russian Gosduma
Daniel Weiss
213–235
Impoliteness and mock-impoliteness: A descriptive analysis
Michael Furman
237–256
Humor as staging an utterance
Nadine Thielemann
257–278
Part V. Language alternation in face-to-face interaction of bilingual families
Bilingual language use in the family environment: Evidence from a telephone conversation between members of a community of speakers of German descent
Veronika Ries
281–293
Russian language maintenance through bedtime story reading?: Linguistic strategies and language negotiation in Russian-French speaking families in Switzerland
Liliane Meyer Pitton
295–315
Index
317–318
“This volume is a useful and interesting resource for anyone working on or interested in various forms of interaction, particularly in the Slavic languages under examination”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2013020207