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Politeness

Author: Richard J Watts
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Key topics in sociolinguistics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using a wide range of data from real-life speech situations, this new introduction to politeness breaks away from the limitations of current models and argues that the proper object of study in politeness theory must be commonsense notions of what politeness and impoliteness are.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Watts, Richard J.
Politeness.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003043599
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Watts
ISBN: 0511067178 9780511067174 0511069308 9780511069307 9780511615184 0511615183 9780521790857 0521790859 9786610418145 6610418144 0511306458 9780511306457 9781107129603 1107129605
OCLC Number: 252495138
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 304 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introducing linguistic politeness --
Politeness through time and across cultures --
Modelling linguistic politeness (I) --
Modelling linguistic politeness (II): Brown and Levinson and their critics --
Facework and linguistic politeness --
A social model of politeness --
Structures of linguistic politeness --
Relevance theory and concepts of power --
Politic behaviour and politeness in discourse --
Politic behaviour and politeness within a theory of social practice.
Series Title: Key topics in sociolinguistics.
Responsibility: Richard J. Watts.
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