Laura Alba-Juez

List of John Benjamins publications for which Laura Alba-Juez plays a role.


Emotion in Discourse

Edited by J. Lachlan Mackenzie and Laura Alba-Juez

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 302] 2019. xi, 397 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics

Evaluation in Context

Edited by Geoff Thompson † and Laura Alba-Juez

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 242] 2014. xi, 418 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics | Theoretical linguistics


Alba-Juez, Laura and J. Lachlan Mackenzie 2019 Chapter 1. Emotion processes in discourseEmotion in Discourse, Mackenzie, J. Lachlan and Laura Alba-Juez (eds.), pp. 3–26 | Chapter
This chapter contextualizes the book as a whole, surveying the study of emotion in discourse and presenting our own view and definition of the phenomenon. We show how functional, cognitive and social linguistic approaches to discourse analysis, in what is labeled the ‘emotional turn’, have ceased… read more
Alba-Juez, Laura and Juan-Carlos Pérez-González 2019 Chapter 10. Emotion and language ‘at work’: The relationship between Trait Emotional Intelligence and communicative competence as manifested at the workplaceEmotion in Discourse, Mackenzie, J. Lachlan and Laura Alba-Juez (eds.), pp. 247–278 | Chapter
This chapter presents an interdisciplinary approach to the study of emotion in language by exploring the relationship between the competences associated with Emotional Intelligence (EI) and the communicative competences involved in the verbal expression of emotion and/or appraisal, with a special… read more
Alba-Juez, Laura 2018 Emotion and appraisal processes in language: How are they related?The Construction of Discourse as Verbal Interaction, Gómez González, María de los Ángeles and J. Lachlan Mackenzie (eds.), pp. 227–250 | Chapter
This study discusses theoretical and methodological aspects of the relationship between appraisal and emotion processes in language/discourse. Taking as my point of departure both Appraisal Theory and Geoff Thompson’s later review thereof, I argue that despite their invaluable illumination of… read more
In this paper I focus on the evaluative content of humor, an aspect which – to date and to my knowledge – has been dealt with only in a peripheral manner by research both on humor and on evaluation. Linguistic evaluation is viewed herein as a dynamical subsystem of language (as discussed in… read more
Alba-Juez, Laura and Geoff Thompson † 2014 The many faces and phases of evaluationEvaluation in Context, Thompson, Geoff † and Laura Alba-Juez (eds.), pp. 3–24 | Article
Alba-Juez, Laura and Salvatore Attardo 2014 The evaluative palette of verbal ironyEvaluation in Context, Thompson, Geoff † and Laura Alba-Juez (eds.), pp. 93–116 | Article
In this chapter we present the results of both a theoretical and empirical study on the evaluative character of verbal irony. Our main research concern was to provide evidence as to whether all cases of verbal irony are ‘critical’ in nature or not, both by means of theoretical reflection and by… read more
Alba-Juez, Laura and Félix Alba-Juez 2012 “Who am I?”: Identity, evaluation, and differential equationsPragmatics & Cognition 20:3, pp. 570–592 | Article
In this paper we study the connection between the use of evaluative language and the building of both personal and social identities, from the perspective of Dynamical System Theory. We primarily discuss two issues: 1) The use of evaluation (in the sense given to the term by Alba-Juez and… read more