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Expressing the self : cultural diversity and cognitive universals

Author: Minyao [VNV] Huang; Katarzyna Jaszczolt
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

The book addresses different linguistic and philosophical aspects of referring to the self in a wide range of languages from different language families. It offers an interdisciplinary understanding  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Minyao [VNV] Huang; Katarzyna Jaszczolt
ISBN: 0198786654 9780198786658
OCLC Number: 1043733420
Description: xii, 321 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The self in language, in thought, and en route in-between / 'Me', 'us', and 'others' : expressing the self in Arawak languages of South America, with a focus on Tariana / The proper treatment of egophoricity in Kathmandu Newari / Self-referring in Korean, with reference to Korean first-person markers / Expressing the self in Japanese : indexical expressions in the service of indexical thoughts / De se marking, logophoricity, and ziji / Charting the speaker-relatedness of impersonal pronouns : constrastive evidence from English, French, and Thai / Referential variability of generic 'one' / Expressing the self : from types of de se to speech-act types / The incremental self / On the essentiality of thoughts (and reference) / Pragmatic indexicals /
Responsibility: edited by Minyao Huang and Kasia M. Jaszczolt.
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