Publication details [#54987]

Zhang, Liping. 2011. Arguing with otherness: intertextual construction of the attorney stance in the Chinese courtroom. Text & Talk 31 (6) : 753–769.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


Drawing on data from three highly iconic Chinese infringement cases, this study argues that Chinese courtroom attorneys may intertextually construct two stances, namely confrontational monologue and rational dialogue, whilst addressing 'otherness'.