Language in Time

Language in Time

The Rhythm and Tempo of Spoken Interaction

eBook - 1999
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Oxford University Press
The authors here promote the reintroduction of temporality into the description and analysis of spoken interaction. They argue that spoken words are, in fact, temporal objects and that unless linguists consider how they are delivered within the context of time, they will not capture the full meaning of situated language use. Their approach is rigorously empirical, with analyses of English, German, and Italian rhythm, all grounded in sequences of actual talk-in-interaction.


Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
ISBN: 9781423759423
1423759427
9780195109283
0195109287
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 236 pages) : illustrations

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