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Title Silence : interdisciplinary perspectives / edited by Adam Jaworski
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1997


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  302.2 Jaw/Sip  AVAILABLE
Description x, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Studies in anthropological linguistics ; 10
Studies in anthropological linguistics ; 10
Contents Pt. 1. Introductory. Introduction: An overview / Adam Jaworski. Aesthetic, communicative and political silences in Laurie Anderson's performance art / Adam Jaworski -- Pt. 2. Linguistics and pragmatics. Silence and markedness theory / Woldzimierz Sobkowiak. Silence and politeness / Maria Sifianou -- Pt. 3. Discourse analysis. Silence and the acquisition of status in verbal interaction / Richard J. Watts. Discourses of the unsayable: Death implicative talk in geriatric medical consultations / Nikolas Coupland and Justine Coupland -- Pt. 4. Narrative analysis. Silence and revelation in the English tradional ballad / Jeffrey L. Kallen. Silent and silenced voices: Interactional construction of audience in social work talk / Christopher Hall, Srikant Sarangi and Stefaan Slembrouck -- Pt. 5. Ethnography of communication. Giving street directions: The silent role of women / Bessie Dendrinos and Emilia Ribeiro Pedro. Silence in ritual communication / Bohdan Szuchewycz
Pt. 6. Cross-cultural communication. The silent Finn revisited / Kari Sajavaara and Jaakko Lehtonen. Cross-cultural back channels in English refusals: A source of trouble / Noel Houck and Susan M. Gass -- Pt. 7. Beyond language. Music and silence / Andrew Edgar. Silence across modalities / Alina Kwiatkowska. Silence in paintings: Let me count the ways / Marcia Hafif. Silence and communication in art / Stacie Withers -- Pt. 8. Teaching silence. Teaching "Discovering silence" / Karl Patten -- Pt. 9. Epilogue -- "White and white": Metacommunicative and metaphorical silences / Adam Jaworski
Analysis Communication
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Communication.
Author Jaworski, Adam, 1957-
LC no. 97011161
ISBN 3110154595 (alk. paper)