Language and Violence

Pragmatic perspectives

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| Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
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This book combines scholarship in pragmatics, linguistic anthropology, and philosophy to address the problem of violence in language. How do words wound? What is the relation between physical and linguistic violence? How do racial invectives, misogynous language, homophobic slurs, among other forms of hate speech, affect the body and make us vulnerable to conditions of injurability that language brings about? While investigating the limits that violence poses for everyday speech action, understanding, representation, and our shared frameworks of intelligibility, this collective volume theoretically bridges knowledge from canons in linguistic pragmatics, continental philosophy and linguistic/semiotic anthropology and the dialogic perspective of subjects who are located in the peripheries of South America and Europe. The scholarship gathered here intends to offer a perspective on the violence of words that is attentive to practices and sensibilities that do not always fit into hegemonic ideologies of self and language.
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 279]  2017.  vi, 250 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Investigating violence in language: An introduction
Daniel N. Silva
1–30
Part I. The language of violence
Chapter 1. The invention of violence
Renzo Taddei
33–56
Chapter 2. Voice and silence in the suburbs of São Paulo: State, community and the meanings of violence
Ana Paula Galdeano
57–78
Chapter 3. From the side of the road to the borders of the page: Mapping the legibility of people and words at the margins
Ruth Goldstein
79–104
Part II. The violence of language
Chapter 4. The circulation of violence in discourse
Daniel N. Silva
107–124
Chapter 5. Racist speech as a linguistic discriminatory practice in Brazil: Between the speech act’s reference and effects
Karla Cristina dos Santos Allen
125–140
Chapter 6. Free speech, hate speech, and hate beards: Language ideologies of Dutch populism
Michiel Leezenberg
141–168
Part III. The intersections of violence, bodies and languages
Chapter 7. On languages, bodies and epistemic violence
Joana Plaza Pinto
171–188
Chapter 8. Queering violence and narrative: Voices from a marginalized community
Elizabeth Sara Lewis and Liliana Cabral Bastos
189–226
Chapter 9. Discursive constructions of deviance in the narratives of a prison inmate
Liana de Andrade Biar
227–248
Index
249–250
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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:  2017018297