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Style shifting in Japanese
edited by Kimberly Jones, Tsuyoshi Ono.

Published 2008 by John Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The messy reality of style shifting / Kimberly Jones and Tsuyoshi Ono
Style shifts in Japanese academic consultations / Haruko Minegishi Cook
Style shift as facework: the use of plain and masu forms in faculty meetings / Naomi Geyer
Speech style shift as an interactional discourse strategy: the use and non-use of desu/-masu in Japanese conversational interviews / Shoko Ikuta
Playing with multiple voices: emotivity and creativity in Japanese style mixture / Senko K. Maynard
Riyuu (Reason) for nai desu and other semi-polite forms / Mutsuko Endo Hudson
Masen or nai desu, that is the question: a case study into Japanese conversational discourse / Satoshi Uehara and Etsuko Fukushima
The power of femininity: can Japanese gender variation signify contradictory social meanings? / Yuka Matsugu
Tuning speech style and persona / Yoshiko Matsumoto
Speech style and the use of regional (Yamaguchi) and standard Japanese in conversations / Shigeko Okamoto
"Involved" speech style and deictic management of spatio-temporal and textual reference: a case of ko/so-deictics in Japanese / Kuniyoshi Kataoka
Variation in prosodic focus of the Japanese negative nai: issues of language specificity, interactive style, and social situations / Shoji Takano.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pragmatics & beyond new series


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PL635 .S79 2008

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p. cm.

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