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Tue Apr 29 2003

Books: Semantics/Contrastive Ling: Jaszczolt, Turner

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Message 1: Meaning Through Language Contrast: Jaszczolt, Turner (eds)

Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 14:19:18 +0000
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Subject: Meaning Through Language Contrast: Jaszczolt, Turner (eds)

Title: Meaning Through Language Contrast
Subtitle: Volume 2
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 100
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: John Benjamins,
Book URL:
Availability: Available

Editor: K. M. Jaszczolt, University of Cambridge 
Editor: Ken Turner, University of Brighton 

Hardback: ISBN: 1588112071, Pages: viii, 496 pp., Price: USD 138.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9027251207, Pages: viii, 496 pp., Price: EUR 138.00

These volumes contain selected papers from the Second International
Conference on Contrastive Semantics and Pragmatics that was held at
Newnham College, University of Cambridge, in September 2000. They
include papers on negation, temporality, modality, evidentiality,
eventualities, grammar and conceptualization, grammaticalization,
metaphor, cross-cultural pragmatics and speech acts and the
semantics-pragmatics boundary. There are contributions by, amongst
many others, Les Bruce, Ilinca Crainiceanu, Thorstein Fretheim, Saeko
Fukushima, Ronald Geluykens, Javier Guti�rrez-Rexach, Klaus von
Heusinger, K. M. Jaszczolt, Susumu Kubo, Akiko Kurosawa, Eva Lavric,
Didier Maillat, M�rta Maleczki, Steve Nicolle, Sergei Tatevosov,
L. M. Tovena, Jacqueline Visconti and Krista Vogelberg.

Table of contents

Distal aspects in Bantu languages 
 Steve Nicolle 3 
>From temporal to conditional: Italian qualora vs. English whenever 
 Jacqueline Visconti 23
Then -- adverbial pro-form or inference particle: A comparative study
of English, Ewe, Hungarian, and Norwegian
 Thorstein Fretheim, Stella Boateng and Ildik� Vask� 51 
The polysemy of the Swedish verb komma 'come': A view from translation
 Ake Viberg 75 
Metaphor in contrast 
Studying metaphors using a multilingual corpus 
 Kay Wikberg 109 
Cross-language metaphors: Parents and children, love, marriage and
divorce in the European family
 Andreas Musolff 125 
A contrastive cognitive perspective on Malay and English figurative
 Jonathan Charteris-Black 141 
Metaphorical expressions in English and Spanish stock market
journalistic texts
 Anna Espunya and Patrick Zabalbeascoa 159 
Cross-cultural pragmatics and speech acts 
Directions of regulation in speech act theory 
 Susumu Kubo 183 
On Japanese ne and Chinese ba 
 Mutsuko Endo Hudson and Ronald Geluykens 197 
'I am asking for a pen': Framing of requests in black South African
 Luanga A. Kasanga 213 
Cultural scripts for French and Romanian thanking behaviour 
 Tine Van Hecke 237 
Sociocultural variation in native and interlanguage complaints 
 Ronald Geluykens and Bettina Kraft 251 
A cross-cultural study of requests: The case of British and Japanese
 Saeko Fukushima 263 
Questions as indirect requests in Russian and Czech 
 Michael Betsch 277 
The language of love in Melanesia: A study of positive emotions 
 Les Bruce 291 
Everyday rituals in Polish and English 
 Ewa Jakubowska 331 
A question of time? Question types and speech act shifts from a
historical-contrastive perspective: Some examples from Old Spanish and
Middle English
 Verena Jung and Angela Schrott 345 
The contrasts between contrasters: What discussion groups can tell us
about discourse pragmatics
 Piibi-Kai Kivik and Krista Vogelberg 373 
The semantics/pragmatics boundary: Theory and applications
Cross-linguistic implementations of specificity
 Klaus von Heusinger 405 
The semantics-pragmatics interface: The case of grounding 
 Esam N. Khalil 423 
On translating 'What is said': Tertium comparationis in contrastive
semantics and pragmatics
 K.M. Jaszczolt 441 
Translation equivalents as empirical data for semantic/pragmatic
 Bergljot Behrens and Cathrine Fabricius Hansen 463
Lingfield(s): Applied Linguistics
		Contrastive Ling (Applied Linguistics)

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