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The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Brenda Danet and Susan C. Herring (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Although English is the de facto lingua franca of the Internet, most Internet users are not native speakers of English. Two-thirds of the one billion users now online communicate in other languages, ... More


Introduction: Welcome to the Multilingual Internet

Brenda Danet and Susan C. Herring

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter reviews research on the language(s) of CMC in a variety of linguistic/sociocultural contexts, focusing on constraints of writing systems; linguistic and discourse features ... More


The Multilingual and Multiorthographic Taiwan-Based Internet: Creative Uses of Writing Systems on College-Affilated BBSs

Hsi-Yao Su

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter investigates creative uses of writing systems on the electronic bulletin boards (BBSs) of two college student organizations in Taipei, Taiwan. Data were collected from postings on ... More


Linguistic Innovations and Interactional Features in Japanese BBS Communication

Yukiko Nishimura

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the linguistic and interactional properties of informal asynchronous CMC in Japanese, using Bulletin Board System (BBS) messages sent to fan sites as the primary source of data. ... More


Kaomoji and Expressivity in a Japanese Housewives’ Chat Room

Hirofumi Katsuno and Christine Yano

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes female cyber-sociality in Japanese housewife chat rooms, especially the visual play of kaomoji (“face marks”; emoticons) to express intimacy in virtual interaction, using ... More


Walter Scott and the Limits of Language

Alison Lumsden

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641536
eISBN:
9780748651610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641536.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Walter Scott's startlingly contemporary approach to theories of language and the creative impact of this on his work are explored in this new study, which examines the linguistic diversity and ... More


A Fine Balance: The Give and Take of Religious Discipline

Corinne G. Dempsey

in The Goddess Lives in Upstate New York: Breaking Convention and Making Home at a North American Hindu Temple

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195187298
eISBN:
9780199784547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187296.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter investigates the nature and effect of religious discipline at the Rush temple, and notes how participants from various backgrounds, possessing very different motivations for visiting the ... More


Useful Assumptions and Tools

Mo Yee Lee, John Sebold, and Adriana Uken

in Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders: Accountability for Change

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195146776
eISBN:
9780199864805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146776.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes useful principles and therapeutic tools to engage participants in accomplishing positive changes in their lives. It discusses useful assumptions of treatment that include the ... More


Flirtations: Rhetoric and Aesthetics This Side of Seduction

Daniel Hoffman-Schwartz, Barbara Natalie Nagel, and Lauren Shizuko Stone (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264896
eISBN:
9780823266869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264896.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What is flirtation, and how does it differ from seduction? In historical terms, the particular question of flirtation has tended to be obscured by that of seduction, which has understandably been a ... More


Nietzsche's Virtues: What Would He Make of Us?

Robert C. Solomon

in Living with Nietzsche: What the Great "Immoralist" has to Teach Us

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195160147
eISBN:
9780199835065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195160142.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Nietzsche is a “virtue ethicist,” like Aristotle, though his virtues are obviously very different. I discuss both Nietzsche’s Aristotelian virtues, and others that are not Aristotelian at all. In the ... More


A Self-Conscious Art Patrick Modiano's Postmodern Fictions

Akane Kawakami

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235262
eISBN:
9781846314025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314025
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book is a full-length study in English which attempts to deal with the formal complexities of Modiano's work, by reading ‘against the grain’ of his self-professed ingenuousness. A detailed ... More


Epilogue: Leaving the Garden Already? Here Are a Few Things I Hope You Take Along

Fatemeh Keshavarz

in Lyrics of Life: Sa'di on Love, Cosmopolitanism and Care of the Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748696925
eISBN:
9781474408608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696925.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This short chapter looks back at the process of writing the book and the issues that came up. An example is finding a way to explain the experience of love as an act rather than a passive state of ... More


‘Aesthetic Bliss’ and Its Allegorical Displacements in Lolita

Barbara Straumann

in Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636464
eISBN:
9780748651894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636464.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyses Nabokov’s Lolita and the text’s antagonism between tragic sadness and flippant playfulness. It centres on three areas: the manner the narratorial and authorial levels combine on ... More


Rammali Refashioned

Alireza Doostdar

in The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691163772
eISBN:
9781400889785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163772.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines another path for confronting the rammal's uncanniness, one that strives to sublimate it under the sign of science. It also analyzes some of the contours of this scientized ... More


Linguistic Chaos: Hybrid Animation of the queerqueen

Claire Maree

in queerqueen: Linguistic Excess in Japanese Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190869618
eISBN:
9780190869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869618.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 4 illustrates how, as an enregistered style, queerqueen talk is co-opted into popular culture. It analyzes the Mori Mori Cooking segment of the animated series The World of GOLDEN EGGS (Plus ... More


A Lead-Up to Asian Comics: Early Asian Visual Humor and Narrative

John A. Lent

in Asian Comics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461589
eISBN:
9781626740853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461589.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Before there were comic books and newspaper strips, there were precursors of comic art found in paintings, scrolls, sculptures, etc. The argument here follows Kunzle’s that comics are not a new form ... More


Is This the End? Closure and Playfulness in the Last Sentence

Stefan Tilg

in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses: A Study in Roman Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198706830
eISBN:
9780191778513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706830.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The ‘open’ ending of the Metamorphoses has left a number of scholars unsatisfied. This together with arguments from palaeography and transmission has led to the idea of a missing final part, which ... More


Play as Sense-Making

Thomas S. Henricks

in Play and the Human Condition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter describes play as a special pattern of meaning-construction, one way in which people make sense of their qualities and character as they interact with particular elements of situations. ... More


Play & Mere Existence Play & Mere Existence

Singer Irving

in Meaning in Life: The Harmony of Nature and Spirit

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513586
eISBN:
9780262259200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513586.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Happiness can be attained only if we take life as it comes each and every day. The idea is that we can live on faith, and that faith or love may yield the happiness of thinking that all is for the ... More


Traditions of Innovation and Improvisation: Jazz as Metaphor, Philosophy as Jazz Vincent Colapietro

Vincent Colapietro

in The Normative Thought of Charles S. Peirce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242443
eISBN:
9780823250769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242443.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines the normative thought of Charles S. Peirce, more precisely, three normative aspects of the Peircean Project: the spirit of playfulness; a sense of the sacred; and an intensified ... More


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