Răzvan Săftoiu

List of John Benjamins publications for which Răzvan Săftoiu plays a role.

Journal

ISSN 2210-4119 | E-ISSN 2210-4127

Book series

Titles

(Inter)Cultural Dialogues

Edited by Răzvan Săftoiu

Special issue of Language and Dialogue 13:3 (2023) v, 174 pp.

Integrating dialogue

Edited by Răzvan Săftoiu and Adrian Pablé

Special issue of Language and Dialogue 8:1 (2018) v, 179 pp.
Subjects Anthropology | Applied linguistics | Cognition and language | Communication Studies | Computational & corpus linguistics | Dialogue studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics | Psychology | Sociology

Constructing and Negotiating Identity in Dialogue

Edited by Răzvan Săftoiu

Special issue of Language and Dialogue 5:1 (2015) v, 193 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Cognition and language | Communication Studies | Dialogue studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics

Persuasive Games in Political and Professional Dialogue

Edited by Răzvan Săftoiu, Maria-Ionela Neagu and Stanca Măda

[Dialogue Studies, 26] 2015. xiv, 275 pp.
Subjects Communication Studies | Dialogue studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics

Professional Communication across Languages and Cultures

Edited by Stanca Măda and Răzvan Săftoiu

[Dialogue Studies, 17] 2012. vi, 284 pp.
Subjects Communication Studies | Dialogue studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics

Articles

Săftoiu, Răzvan 2023 Exploring dialogue and culture(Inter)Cultural Dialogues, Săftoiu, Răzvan (ed.), pp. 301–308 | Review article
Săftoiu, Răzvan and Noémi Tudor 2023 Ethnic humour in cartoons: A dialogic perspective(Inter)Cultural Dialogues, Săftoiu, Răzvan (ed.), pp. 407–426 | Article
Cartoons are designed as a response to a social event and aim to create a humorous effect in the audience through their multimodal discourse. The interpretation requires contextual and cultural information which has to be shared by the cartoonist and the audience. Our research focuses on the… read more
Over the past hundred years, linguistic schools have put forward and adopted either divergent or convergent positions regarding what language consists of. In this paper, I shall examine the dialogic turn in language study (i.e. language use is dialogic use, any action is dialogically directed… read more
Săftoiu, Răzvan and Adrian Toader 2018 The persuasive use of pronouns in action games of election campaignsIntegrating dialogue, Săftoiu, Răzvan and Adrian Pablé (eds.), pp. 21–42 | Article
Action games of election campaigns are one of the best venues for politicians to team up with specialists in communication studies in order to build, review, construct or deconstruct their own or their opponent’s image with the purpose of persuading the electorate to vote for a certain political… read more
Săftoiu, Răzvan 2015 Split voices in political discourseLanguage and Dialogue 5:3, pp. 430–448 | Article
In this paper, I consider dialogue in Parliament as central, because it is the dialogic instances that bring to the fore the multivocality of political discourse, and I will show there are “other voices [speaking] through the speaking voice” (Ionescu-Ruxăndoiu 2012, 152). I also start from the… read more
Săftoiu, Răzvan 2015 PrefaceConstructing and Negotiating Identity in Dialogue, Săftoiu, Răzvan (ed.), pp. 1–5 | Article
Săftoiu, Răzvan 2015 Introduction: Persuasive action games or the power of words in dialogic interactionPersuasive Games in Political and Professional Dialogue, Săftoiu, Răzvan, Maria-Ionela Neagu and Stanca Măda (eds.), pp. vii–xiv | Article
It is widely regarded that war journalism is centred on the dichotomy good/evil, with “good” being (almost always) on the author’s side, who promotes a type of discourse that readers should adhere to. In this paper, we put forward an examination of events in various conflict areas (Afghanistan,… read more
Săftoiu, Răzvan 2013 Review of Kissine (2013): From Utterances to Speech ActsLanguage and Dialogue 3:3, pp. 495–503 | Review
In the parliamentary environment, the discursive practice of addressing is subject to socio-cultural constraints. On the one hand, one may identify the social significance of the institution where MPs work; on the other hand, the MPs of a country share a set of cultural expectations, which are… read more
Măda, Stanca and Răzvan Săftoiu 2012 Introduction: Understanding the dynamics of dialogue at workProfessional Communication across Languages and Cultures, Măda, Stanca and Răzvan Săftoiu (eds.), pp. 1–18 | Article
Săftoiu, Răzvan 2012 An exercise in the theory of conversational resourcesLanguage and Dialogue 2:2, pp. 244–261 | Article
In this paper, I will discuss and analyse two main resources for interaction in the context of bed and breakfast interactions: spatial and weather. Starting from the premise that guests in a bed and breakfast are from another geographical area, common background is first established by means of a… read more
Săftoiu, Răzvan 2012 Small talk – a work of frameProfessional Communication across Languages and Cultures, Măda, Stanca and Răzvan Săftoiu (eds.), pp. 213–236 | Article
The academic interest for social relationships and the way they are organized in dialogues can be traced back to the beginning of the 20th century, once Malinowski (1923) first suggested that human share “phatic communion”. The British anthropologist focused his studies on local tribes from Oceania… read more