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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Politeness and face in caribbean creoles.
Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 2005
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Susanne Muehleisen; Bettina Migge
|Description:||1 online resource (vii, 293 pages).|
|Contents:||1. Acknowledgements; 2. Politeness and face in Caribbean Creoles: An overview (by Migge, Bettina); 3. Part I: Performing rudeness and face maintenance; 4. The use of "bad" language as a politeness strategy in a Panamanian Creole village (by Snow, Peter); 5. Ritualized insults and the African diaspora: Sounding in African American Vernacular English and Wording in Nigerian Pidgin (by Faraclas, Nicholas); 6. Rude sounds: Kiss Teeth and negotiation of the public sphere (by Figueroa, Esther); 7. Faiya-bon: The socio-pragmatics of homophobia in Jamaican (Dancehall) culture (by Farquharson, Joseph T.); 8. Part II: Face attention and the public and private self; 9. Greeting and social change (by Migge, Bettina); 10. Advice in an Indo-Guyanese village and the interactional organization of uncertainty (by Sidnell, Jack); 11. Meaningful routines: Meaning-making and the face-value of Barbadian greetings (by Fenigsen, Janina); 12. Forms of address in English-lexicon Creoles: The presentation of selves and others in the Caribbean context (by Muhleisen, Susanne); 13. Part III: Socialization and face development; 14. 'May I have the bilna?': The development of face-saving in young Trinidadian children (by Youssef, Valerie); 15. Learning respect in Guadeloupe: Greetings and politeness rituals (by Tessonneau, Alex-Louise); 16. Notes on contributors; 17. Index|
|Series Title:||Varieties of English around the world., General series ;, v. 34.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Susanne M?uhleisen, Bettina Migge.|