Publication details [#56660]

Kádár, Dániel Z. 2012. Historical Chinese politeness and rhetoric. A case study of epistolary refusals. Journal of Politeness Research 8 (1) : 93–110.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This article examines the link between historical Chinese politeness and rhetorical patterns by analyzing the pragmatic act of refusing in epistolary discourse.