Follow-ups across discourse domains: A cross-cultural exploration of their forms and functions

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  • The edited volume documents the proceedings of the ESF workshop "Follow-ups across discourse domains: a cross-cultural exploration of their forms and functions". It examines the forms and functions of the dialogue act of a follow-up, viz. accepting or challenging a prior communicative act, in political discourse across spoken and written dialogic genres. Specifically, it considers (1) the discourse domains of political interviews, editorials, op-eds and discussion forums, (2) their sequential organization as regards the status of initial (orThe edited volume documents the proceedings of the ESF workshop "Follow-ups across discourse domains: a cross-cultural exploration of their forms and functions". It examines the forms and functions of the dialogue act of a follow-up, viz. accepting or challenging a prior communicative act, in political discourse across spoken and written dialogic genres. Specifically, it considers (1) the discourse domains of political interviews, editorials, op-eds and discussion forums, (2) their sequential organization as regards the status of initial (or 1st order) follow-up, a follow-up of a prior follow-up (2nd order follow-up), or nth-order follow-up, and (3) their discursive realization as regards degrees of indirectness and responsiveness which are conceptualized as a continuum along the lines of degrees of explicitness and degrees of responsiveness. The chapters come from the fields of linguistics, discourse analysis, socio-pragmatics, communication, political science and psychology, examining the heterogeneous field of political discourse and its manifestation in diverse discourse genres with respect to evasiveness, indirectness and redundancy in mediated political discourse, professional discourse, discourse identity and doing politics, to name but the most prominent questions.show moreshow less

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Author: Anita Fetzer, Elda Weizman, Elisabeth Reber
URN:urn:nbn:de:bvb:20-opus-71656
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Faculties:Philosophische Fakultät II (bis Sept. 2007) / Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Language:English
Year of Completion:2012
Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 40 Sprache / 400 Sprache
GND Keyword:Diskursanalyse; Medienanalyse; Pragmatik
Tag:Medienkommunikation; follow-up; politischer Diskurs
discourse analysis; follow-up; media communication; political discourse; pragmatics
Release Date:2012/08/16
Creating Corporation:Lehrstuhl englische Sprachwissenschaft
Contributing Corporation:European Science Foundation
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht