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Author Granger, Colette A., 1956-

Title Silence in second language learning : a psychoanalytic reading / Colette A. Granger
Edition First edition
Published Clevedon ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 142 pages)
Series Second language acquisition ; 6
Second language acquisition (Clevedon, England) ; 6
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Silence in Second Language Learning: A Present Absence; Chapter 1: Averting the Gaze: Silence in Second Language Acquisition Research; Chapter 2: Changing the Subject: Psychoanalytic Theory, Silence and the Self; Chapter 3: Looking and Looking Again: Memoirs of Second Language Learning; Chapter 4: Reading Between the Lines: Language Learner Diaries; Chapter 5 Taking the Hint: Working with Silence; References; Index
Summary This text examines the under-researched and often troubling phenomenon of silence in second language learning through a triangulation of SLA research, memoirs and language learner diaries, and psychoanalytic concepts of anxiety, ambivalence, conflict and loss
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-134) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Psychoanalysis.
Second language acquisition.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003008651
ISBN 1853596973 (paperback; alk. paper)
1853596981 (hard. ; alk. paper)
185359699X (electronic bk.)
9781853596971 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781853596988 (hard. ; alk. paper)
9781853596995 (electronic bk.)