Concessivity in scholarly prose : an intercultural study

Golebiowski, Zofia 2012, Concessivity in scholarly prose : an intercultural study, in Intercultural miscommunication past and present, Peter Lang, Frankfurt, Germany, pp.15-32.

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Title Concessivity in scholarly prose : an intercultural study
Author(s) Golebiowski, Zofia
Title of book Intercultural miscommunication past and present
Editor(s) Kryk-Kastovsky, Barbara
Publication date 2012
Series Warsaw studies in English language and literature ; v. 9
Chapter number 2
Total chapters 12
Start page 15
End page 32
Total pages 18
Publisher Peter Lang
Place of Publication Frankfurt, Germany
Keyword(s) academic prose
intercultural
concessive
rhetoric
coherence relations
Polish-English
academic paper
Summary Miscommunication has always intrigued researchers in and outside linguistics. This book takes a different perspective from what has been proposed so far and postulates a case for intercultural miscommunication as a linguistically-based phenomenon in various intercultural milieus. The contributions address cases of intercultural miscommunication in potentially confrontational contexts, like professional communities of practice, intercultural differences in various English-speaking countries, political discourse, classroom discourse, or the discourse of the past. The frameworks employed include cultural scripts, critical discourse analysis, lexicographic analysis, glosses of untranslatable terms, and diachronic pragmatics. The book shows the omnipresence of miscommunication, ranging from everyday exchanges through classroom discourse, professional encounters, to literary contexts and political debates, past and present.

ISBN 9783631621998
363162199X
Language eng
Field of Research 200209 Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies
200208 Migrant Cultural Studies
Socio Economic Objective 950201 Communication Across Languages and Culture
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30049456

Document type: Book Chapter
Collections: School of Education
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