Manfred Kienpointner

List of John Benjamins publications for which Manfred Kienpointner plays a role.

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Ideologies of politeness

Edited by Manfred Kienpointner

Special issue of Pragmatics 9:1 (1999) ca. 125 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics

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Kienpointner, Manfred 2022 RhetoricHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef and Jan-Ola Östman (eds.), pp. 1159–1170
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Few of the central concepts of political discourse are as controversial as “freedom”/“liberty”. However, although “freedom” definitely belongs to the so-called “essentially contested concepts”, even “a contested concept has an uncontested core” (Lakoff 2006: 23–24). This uncontested core can be… read more | Article
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On October 9, 2012 Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani schoolgirl, was severely wounded by a Taliban assassin’s bullet. This was the culmination of a history of conflict in the Swat valley region of north-western Pakistan. The historical, ethnic, political and religious reasons for this conflict are… read more | Article
This study provides an overview of the strategies and techniques of hate speech in online discourse (on online discourse or computer-mediated communication in general cf. e.g., Schwarzhaupt-Scholz 2004; Schmidt 2013; Dittler and Hoyer 2014; Seargeant and Tagg 2014). Based on a collection of online… read more | Chapter
This paper provides an overview of the strategies and techniques of hate speech in online discourse (on online discourse or computer-mediated communication in general cf. e.g., Schwarzhaupt-Scholz 2004; Schmidt 2013; Dittler and Hoyer 2014; Seargeant and Tagg 2014). Based on a collection of online… read more | Article
The central question, which I wish to answer with the help of the following case study in political rhetoric, can be formulated as follows: Can Louise Michel’s revolutionary rhetoric successfully combine reason (logos), character (ethos) and passion (pathos)? Michel’s revolutionary rhetoric is part… read more | Chapter
U.S. President Barack Obama’s rhetoric lends itself well as a highly interesting case study for exploring the possibilities of contemporary political rhetoric of being both successful on the one hand and rational, according to normative standards of argumentative discourse, on the other. Taking up… read more | Article
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Garssen, Bart and Manfred Kienpointner 2011 Figurative analogy in political argumentationKeeping in touch with Pragma-Dialectics: In honor of Frans H. van Eemeren, Feteris, Eveline T., Bart Garssen and Francisca Snoeck Henkemans (eds.), pp. 39–58
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Kienpointner, Manfred 2011 RhetoricPragmatics in Practice, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 264–277
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Kienpointner, Manfred 2011 Figures of SpeechDiscursive Pragmatics, Zienkowski, Jan, Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 102–118
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Kienpointner, Manfred 2005 RhetoricHandbook of Pragmatics: 2003–2005 Installment, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 1–13
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Kienpointner, Manfred 2001 Figures of SpeechHandbook of Pragmatics: 1999 Installment, Verschueren, Jef, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen (eds.), pp. 1–19
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Discourse and communication approaches to culture have traditionally been concerned with the role of language in (mis)representing cultures. But how text and talk reproduce and transform cultures is just beginning to be understood. Proceeding from the view that cultural creation, development and… read more | Article
Kienpointner, Manfred 1999 Ideologies of politeness: ForewordIdeologies of politeness, Kienpointner, Manfred (ed.), pp. 1–4
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Standard theories of politeness (Lakoff 1975, Leech 1983, Brown and Levinson 1987) face a number of problems. To mention but a few, it can be doubted that these theories have managed to establish truly universal concepts and classifications of (im)polite behavior; they exaggerate the relative… read more | Article
Kienpointner, Manfred 1995 RhetoricHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef, Jan-Ola Östman and Jan Blommaert † (eds.), pp. 453–461
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Kienpointner, Manfred 1987 15. The pragmatics of argumentationThe Pragmatic Perspective: Selected papers from the 1985 International Pragmatics Conference, Verschueren, Jef and Marcella Bertuccelli Papi (eds.), pp. 277 ff.
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