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Postscript: “Old Habits Never Die, They Just Mutate”

Cynthia Gordon

in Making Meanings, Creating Family: Intertextuality and Framing in Family Interaction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195373820
eISBN:
9780199872046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373820.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This postscript provides an update on how the families' lives have changed since the data for this study were collected.


Conclusion

Elizabeth Minchin

in Homeric Voices: Discourse, Memory, Gender

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280124
eISBN:
9780191707070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280124.003.12
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents a number of conclusions about how a poet in an oral tradition may have formulated and generated the substantial stretches of speech that we encounter in the Iliad and the ... More


Questions in the Odyssey: Rhythm and Regularity

Elizabeth Minchin

in Homeric Voices: Discourse, Memory, Gender

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280124
eISBN:
9780191707070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280124.003.03
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins a study of the question forms in Homer. It represents an attempt to identify some of the habits that a poet within an oral tradition had to develop, and some of the techniques on ... More


Family Talk: Discourse and Identity in Four American Families

Deborah Tannen, Shari Kendall, and Cynthia Gordon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313895
eISBN:
9780199871940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313895.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Through everyday talk, individuals forge the ties that can make a family. Family members use language to manage a household, create and maintain relationships, and negotiate and reinforce values and ... More


Speech Acts in Homer: The Rebuke as a Case Study

Elizabeth Minchin

in Homeric Voices: Discourse, Memory, Gender

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280124
eISBN:
9780191707070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280124.003.01
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

By relating Homer's speech-formats to cognitive psychology's account of the storage of implicit knowledge, conclusions can be drawn about the mind-based resources on which the poet drew as he ... More


Introduction

Samuel McCormick

in The Chattering Mind: A Conceptual History of Everyday Talk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226677637
eISBN:
9780226677804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677804.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Chattering Mind is less a history of ideas than a book in search of a usable past. It is at once a genealogy of learned discourse on the practice of everyday talk, and, at its furthest reaches, ... More


The Disclosive Function of Linguistic Signs

Andrew Inkpin

in Disclosing the World: On the Phenomenology of Language

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262033916
eISBN:
9780262333955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033916.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter adds a more specific level to the Heideggerian framework by considering the complex disclosive function linguistic signs have for Heidegger. This task is approached by considering his ... More


The Chattering Mind: A Conceptual History of Everyday Talk

Samuel McCormick

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226677637
eISBN:
9780226677804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677804.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Chattering Mind shows how a characteristically unproblematic form of modern communication—everyday talk—became a communication problem in itself, notably one in need of careful conceptual ... More


What Is the Stand-Up Comedian?: Intimate Other

Ian Brodie

in A Vulgar Art: A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461824
eISBN:
9781626740921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461824.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter delves into what the comedian says is a detached observer. In this manner, the stand-up comedian is seen as “outside” enough that what he or she has to say is interesting, as opposed to ... More


Conclusion

Samuel McCormick

in The Chattering Mind: A Conceptual History of Everyday Talk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226677637
eISBN:
9780226677804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677804.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

By way of conclusion, the final chapter of this book highlights the individuating potential of chatter, idle talk, and empty speech. In particular, it argues that all of these communicative practices ... More


Conclusion

Zane Goebel

in Global Leadership Talk: Constructing Good Governance in Indonesia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190845049
eISBN:
9780190854256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845049.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The concluding chapter considers how the concepts developed throughout the book can contribute to the emerging field of complex sociolinguistics in general, and leadership talk in particular. These ... More


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