Birte Bös

List of John Benjamins publications for which Birte Bös plays a role.

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Subjects Discourse studies | English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Historical linguistics | Pragmatics

Norms and Conventions in the History of English

Edited by Birte Bös and Claudia Claridge

[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 347] 2019. v, 215 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Historical linguistics | Pragmatics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology

Developments in English Historical Morpho-Syntax

Edited by Claudia Claridge and Birte Bös

[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 346] 2019. vi, 312 pp.
Subjects English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Historical linguistics | Morphology | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics

The Discursive Construction of Identities On- and Offline: Personal - group - collective

Edited by Birte Bös, Sonja Kleinke, Sandra Mollin and Nuria Hernández

Subjects Communication Studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics
Subjects Discourse studies | English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Historical linguistics | Pragmatics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology

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This study takes a sociopragmatic perspective on processes of self- and other-positioning in eighteenth-century newspapers. A case study of the adversarial separation of Edward Topham and John Bell, the makers of the highly successful newspaper The World, will reveal the complexities of indexical… read more | Chapter
Schneider, Carolin and Birte Bös 2024 Code accommodation as a measure of inclusion for bilingual people living with dementia of the Alzheimer’s type: A case studyPragmatics of Active Social Inclusion, Matsumoto, Yoshiko and Heidi E. Hamilton (eds.), pp. 49–66
This case study explores the dynamics of code choices in interactions involving bilingual people living with dementia of the Alzheimer’s Type (DAT) and their primary care partners, focusing on two narrative interviews held in private settings. Drawing on a combination of Communication Accommodation… read more | Article
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Bös, Birte and Claudia Claridge 2019 Linguistic norms and conventions: Past and presentNorms and Conventions in the History of English, Bös, Birte and Claudia Claridge (eds.), pp. 1–6
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Claridge, Claudia and Birte Bös 2019 IntroductionDevelopments in English Historical Morpho-Syntax, Claridge, Claudia and Birte Bös (eds.), pp. 1–8
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This paper reinvestigates the polarizing effects of indeterminate first- and third-person plural pronouns and determiners (i.e. the we-set and the they-set) from a Digital Discourse perspective. Combining Critical Discourse Analysis and a cognitive-linguistic approach, it tackles the… read more | Chapter
Kleinke, Sonja, Nuria Hernández and Birte Bös 2018 Introduction: Identity construction in complex discourse contextsThe Discursive Construction of Identities On- and Offline: Personal - group - collective, Bös, Birte, Sonja Kleinke, Sandra Mollin and Nuria Hernández (eds.), pp. 1–12
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Bös, Birte 2017 Chapter 2. Of hopes and plans: Newsmakers’ metadiscourse at the dawn of the newspaper ageDiachronic Developments in English News Discourse, Palander-Collin, Minna, Maura Ratia and Irma Taavitsainen (eds.), pp. 15–37
This study investigates a specialised corpus of prefatory metadiscourse, i.e. newsmakers’ comments published in the first editions of their newspapers which appeared on the market at the end of the seventeenth century and in the first decades of the eighteenth century. The material analysed… read more | Chapter
This paper investigates six sets of key terms relating to the conceptualisation, transmission and production, and the agents of news. Based on an analysis of the Rostock Newspaper Corpus (RNC), which spans three centuries of news writing, the quantitative and qualitative developments of these… read more | Article
Bös, Birte and Lucia Kornexl 2015 IntroductionChanging Genre Conventions in Historical English News Discourse, Bös, Birte and Lucia Kornexl (eds.), pp. ix–xiv
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Kleinke, Sonja and Birte Bös 2015 Intergroup rudeness and the metapragmatics of its negotiation in online discussion foraRelational work in Facebook and discussion boards/fora, Locher, Miriam A., Brook Bolander and Nicole Höhn (eds.), pp. 47–71
This study investigates the communicative practices in English and German online discussion fora as exemplified by two thematically related sample threads. Combining first- and second-order approaches to (im-)politeness, the paper focuses on the question of how participants use intergroup rudeness… read more | Article
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