Emotion in Multilingual Interaction

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| Arizona State University
| University of Hawai'i at Manoa
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This volume brings together for the first time a collection of studies that investigates how multilingual speakers construct emotions in their talk as a joint discursive practice. The contributions draw on the well established, converging traditions of conversation analysis, discursive psychology, and membership categorization analysis together with recent work on interactional storytelling, stylization, and multimodal analysis. By adopting a discursive approach to emotion in multilingual talk, the volume breaks with the dominant view of emotions as cognitive and intra-psychological phenomena and their study through self-report. Through detailed analyses of original recorded data, the chapters examine how participants produce emotion-implicative actions, identities, stances, and morality through their interactional work in ordinary face-to-face conversation, computer-mediated interaction, institutional talk in medical, educational, and broadcast media settings, and in research interviews. The volume addresses itself to students and researchers interested in language and emotion, multilingual speakers and settings, pragmatics, and discourse analysis.
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 266]  2016.  vii, 326 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Transcription conventions: Based on Jefferson (2004)
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Introduction: Contextualizing emotion in multilingual interaction: Theoretical and methodological perspectives
Matthew T. Prior
1–28
Smiling together, laughing together: Multimodal resources projecting affect in L1/L2 conversational storytelling
Gavin Lamb
29–56
Like Godzilla: Enactments and formulations in telling a disaster story in Japanese
Alfred Rue Burch and Gabriele Kasper
57–85
Orienting to a co-participant’s emotion in French L2: A resource to participate in and sustain a conversation
Evelyne Berger and Virginie Fasel Lauzon
87–110
On doing Japanese awe in English talk
Tim Greer
111–130
Emotional stances and interactional competence: Learning to calibrate disagreements, objections, and refusals
Asta Cekaite
131–152
Negative self-categorization, stance, affect, and affiliation in autobiographical storytelling
Priti Sandhu
153–176
Affective formulations in multilingual healthcare settings
Federico Farini
177–201
Formulating and scaling emotionality in L2 qualitative research interviews
Matthew T. Prior
203–236
‘It hurts to hear that’: Representing the feelings of foreigners on Japanese television
Gavin Ken Furukawa
237–265
Humor, laughter, and affect in multilingual comedy performances in Hawai‘i
Toshiaki Furukawa
267–287
The construction of emotion in multilingual computer-mediated interaction
Marta González-Lloret
289–311
Author index
313–317
Subject index
319–326
“I appreciate this book both as a teacher and a researcher. I learned many things while reading it. To be even more precise, I became more aware of the fact that emotions are intertwined in most of what we do when we talk. Simultaneously, I became more aware of what we all do when we speak in languages other than our own. I plan to talk about this book to my students, especially in a course on how emotions are discussed in English. I can also recommend it to anyone interested in the linguistic expression of emotion, especially to advanced students and scholars. I certainly do not think that this book should only be read by people working within the framework of CA.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009030 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Pragmatics
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2016019597