Discursive Approaches to Politeness

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Linguistic Politeness Research Group
Walter de Gruyter, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 272 pages
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This collection of essays by the Linguistic Politeness Research Group represents the results of over a decade of the group's research, discussions, seminars and conferences on the subject of linguistic politeness. The volume brings together cutting edge essays reflecting the range of discursive approaches to the analysis of politeness and impoliteness.

 

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Contents

The Linguistic Politeness Research Group
1
Chapter 1 Discursive approaches to politeness and impoliteness
19
Chapter 2 Its not what you said its how you said it Prosody and impoliteness
57
Courtroom discourse as a case in point
85
Redrawing boundaries in an emergent community of practice
109
Gordon Brown the bigoted woman and impoliteness in the 2010 UK General Election ...
133
Institutional and intercultural contexts
167
Analysing the metalinguistic discussion of Tony Blairs slave trade apology ...
189
Analysing facework around issues of noncompetence
221
Postscript
245
Index
263
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Linguistic Politeness Research Group, http://research.shu.ac.uk/politeness/.