New Perspectives on (Im)Politeness and Interpersonal Communication

New Perspectives on (Im)Politeness and Interpersonal Communication

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New Perspectives on (Im)Politeness and Interpersonal Communication gathers eleven studies by prominent scholars, which explore issues related to (im)politeness in human communication. The study of linguistic (im)politeness is undoubtedly one of the central concerns in the field of pragmatics, as attested to by the numerous conferences and journals currently dedicated to the topic, the various theoretical models and approaches developed or developing so far, and the seemingly endless list of insightful and inspiring empirical studies tackling the topic from a wide variety of angles. This volume contributes to the subfield of social pragmatics by putting together works that review the state of the art of (im)politeness studies, analysing (im)politeness in media contexts like the Internet or dubbed films and other contexts, looking into the effects and consequences of some speech acts for social interaction, drawing implications for language teaching, and approaching some of the linguistic mechanisms which help to communicate (im)politeness. Resulting from the efforts made by specialists in the field, the chapters in this volume offer additional evidence that examining the complexity of interpersonal communication from different standpoints can benefit a more complete understanding of social interaction in general. Their scope and practical applications demonstrate the transversality and versatility of interpersonal communication. The editors hope that these works will retain scholarsa€™ interest and attention for some time to come and spark off further research.In such a context of polylogal, mediated interaction where intergroup communication prevails, the selection of genre as ... In the following chapter, a€œ Impoliteness in Spanish digital mass mediaa€, by Ana Mancera Rueda, a famous 1921 essay byanbsp;...

Title:New Perspectives on (Im)Politeness and Interpersonal Communication
Author: Lucis Fernández Amaya, Maria de la O Hernández López, Reyes Gómez Morón
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2012-12-18

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