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Biological Internalism

Wolfram Hinzen

in Mind Design and Minimal Syntax

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289257
eISBN:
9780191706424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289257.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces the tradition of biological internalism — starting in the 19th century and consistent with and complementary to Darwin's revolution — as something that current biolinguistic ... More


Family Members Interacting While Watching TV

Deborah Tannen, Shari Kendall, and Cynthia Gordon

in Family Talk: Discourse and Identity in Four American Families

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313895
eISBN:
9780199871940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313895.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter uses a Bakhtinian dialogic approach to demonstrate how families socialize children in interactions prompted by television programs. It explores the relationship between the public and ... More


Building and Unbuilding the GDR

PATRICK STEVENSON

in Language and German Disunity: A Sociolinguistic History of East and West in Germany, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299707
eISBN:
9780191708053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299707.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on public language use in the GDR. It is organized as follows. Section 3.1 examines the official discourse of the Socialist Unity Party as manifested in statements of various ... More


Representing and Authorizing Linguistic Superdiversity

Zane Goebel

in Language and Superdiversity: Indonesians Knowledging at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199795413
eISBN:
9780190246617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795413.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Continuing to draw on the television representations recorded in 2009, this chapter follows up on the theme of diversity introduced in Chapter 5. In engaging with the literature on superdiversity, ... More


Johnson’s Rasselas and The Best Possible Storyworld

Karin Kukkonen

in A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics: Neoclassicism and the Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190634766
eISBN:
9780190634780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634766.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses the role of the unities in Samuel Johnson’s Rasselas. As the unities constrain the coherence of the fictional world, the imagination extends it. This tension is related to the ... More


Discussion: Diving into the Gap “Words,” “Voices,” and the Ethnographic Implications of Linguistic Disjuncture

Krista E. Van Vleet

in The Monologic Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190652807
eISBN:
9780190652845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652807.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This section of the text looks back at the discussion in the last three chapters which took up cases of political discourse in Cuba, Indonesia, and Iran, and drew ethnographic examples from ... More


Coda: Lessons learnt

Florian Coulmas

in Guardians of Language: Twenty Voices Through History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198736523
eISBN:
9780191818646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736523.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter summarizes the findings and draws conclusions from what the preceding chapters have revealed about why important intellectuals engaged in language policy, their motivations, analyses, ... More


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