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Tannen, Deborah. 1993. Framing in discourse. Oxford University Press. xiv + 263 pp.
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Book – monograph
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The eight chapters of this book explore language in interaction in the light of which interpretation frame applies to the move. Chap. I-II deal with interactive frames and knowledge schemes in interaction. Chap. III discusses framing in psychotic discourse. Chap. IV deals with participation frameworks in sportscasting play. Chap. V is on gender and the framing of the 'exegetical' self in sermon performances. Chap. VI addresses American-Japanese cultural differences in framing. Chap. VII examines teasing and conversational rapport. And chap. VIII explores 'speaking for another' in sociolinguistic interviews.

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