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Introduction: Conceptualizing style, mediation, and change

Janus Mortensen, Nikolas Coupland, and Jacob Thøgersen

in Style, Mediation, and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190629489
eISBN:
9780190629519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629489.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter explores interconnections between the notions of style, media, and change. It argues for a need to develop an orientation to change in sociolinguistics that is fully ... More


Style, change, and media: A postscript

Jannis Androutsopoulos

in Style, Mediation, and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190629489
eISBN:
9780190629519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629489.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Based on a critical reading of Chapters 2–10, this postscript discusses the present book’s contribution to the emerging framework of sociolinguistic change, which addresses a range of sociolinguistic ... More


Sociolinguistic Change and the Response of Literature

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents the major topics and central research questions of the book. It introduces the concept of ‘sociolinguistic change’ and discusses the ways in which contemporary literature can be ... More


Style, sociolinguistic change, and political broadcasting: The case of the Spanish news show Salvados

Nuria Lorenzo-Dus

in Style, Mediation, and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190629489
eISBN:
9780190629519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629489.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the notion of sociolinguistic change in relation to a popular news show in Spain (Salvados). The selected episode concerns the Spanish government’s controversial handling of a ... More


Radio talk, pranks, and multilingualism: Styling Greek identities at a time of crisis

Tereza Spilioti

in Style, Mediation, and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190629489
eISBN:
9780190629519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629489.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines how language use in the media can reveal processes of sociolinguistic change but may also constitute sociolinguistic change in its own right. By focusing on radio pranks ... More


Style, Mediation, and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Janus Mortensen, Nikolas Coupland, and Jacob Thogersen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190629489
eISBN:
9780190629519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629489.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Mediated talk is organized around familiar styles—styles of person, relationship, and genre. But media also consistently remake and restyle these familiar patterns. This book brings together original ... More


(Re)circulating popular television: Audience engagement and corporate practices

Monika Bednarek

in Style, Mediation, and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190629489
eISBN:
9780190629519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629489.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines processes whereby both international media conglomerates and transnational fans (re)circulate television series, whether for commercial gain or the negotiation of identity and ... More


Style as a unifying perspective for the sociolinguistics of talking media

Nikolas Coupland and Janus Mortensen

in Style, Mediation, and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190629489
eISBN:
9780190629519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629489.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Through a retrospective discussion of Chapters 2–11, this chapter elaborates on the idea offered in the Introduction (Chapter 1) that style can serve as a unifying perspective for sociolinguistics, ... More


Challenging the Standard

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

After a brief exposition of the history and status of the standard language in Russia, this chapter looks at the various ways in which the standard language has been challenged in the post-Soviet ... More


Introduction

Kathryn A. Woolard

in Singular and Plural: Ideologies of Linguistic Authority in 21st Century Catalonia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190258610
eISBN:
9780190600464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258610.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The Introduction situates the study historically and theoretically, establishing its relevance for understanding aspects of the current Catalan sovereignty movement as well as general trends in ... More


The Literary Norm

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses the new and changing conditions for linguistic norms in literary fiction of the post-Soviet era. In particular, it looks at how the interrelationship between the language of ... More


Towards a Theory of Performative Metalanguage

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The book’s conclusion discusses the findings of Parts three and four and their implications for a general theory of what this book proposes to call performative metalanguage. Arguing that literary ... More


Languages and Styles of Post-Soviet Russian Prose

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter offers a general overview of post-Soviet literature focusing on its predominant languages and styles, ranging from the literature of Vergangenheitsbewältigung to the literature of ... More


Language, Time and Linguistic Dystopia: Tat’iana Tolstaia and Evgenii Vodolazkin

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores how Russian prose writers create fictional representations of a past, or a future, where language emerges as an essential theme. It offers close readings of two works, one ... More


Language Ideologies and Society: Valerii Votrin and Mikhail Gigolashvili

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter offers readings of two recent Russian novels, Valerii Votrin’s Logoped (The Speech Therapist, 2012) and Mikhail Gigolashvili’s Zakhvat Moskovii: natsional-lingvisticheskii roman (The ... More


Pisateli o iazyke Writers’ Reflections on Language

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyses explicit responses to the ‘language question’ in post-Soviet Russia by writers participating in surveys, interviews, roundtable discussions or conferences dedicated to the ... More


Abanamat Reactions to the Ban on Profanity in Art

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the reactions of people working in the cultural field to the 2014 Russian ban on the use of verbal obscenity in film, literature and public performances, reactions that have not ... More


Confronting Linguistic Legacies: Evgenii Popov and Vladimir Sorokin

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter sets out to investigate how the implications and broader dimensions of the Soviet linguistic legacy is represented in two post-Soviet prose texts, Evgenii Popov’s novel Podlinnaia ... More


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