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Query:   Empathetic deixis comments
Author:  Djordje Vidanovic
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics

Summary:   ON JUNE 15 I POSTED A QUERY ABOUT EMPATHETIC DEIXIS. SO FAR I'VE
RECEIVED SEVERAL SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS WHOSE SUMMARY I'D LIKE TO
SHARE WITH YOU AND AT THE SAME TIME THANK THE PEOPLE WHO HELPED.

THE FIRST TO WRITE BACK WAS NIK GISBORNE OF CAMBRIDGE
(NSG22@CUS.CAM.AC.UK) WHO REFERRED ME TO SYLVIA ADAMSON'S TREATMENT OF
EMPATHETIC NARRATIVE WHERE SHE TREATS SUBJECTIVITY AS A SPECIES OF
DEIXIS (SUSAN WRIGHT AND DIETER STEIN, EDS. _SUBJECTIVITY AND
SUBJECTIVISSATION_ CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1995.

DAN LOEHR OF GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (LOEHRD@GSUN.ACC.GEORGETOWN.EDU)
REFERRED ME TO BUEHLER'S _THEORY OF LANGUAGE_ (SPRACHTHEORIE), 1934
TRANSLATED BY D. GOODWIN, JOHN BENJAMIN, 1990; FILLMORE, C. _SANTA
CRUZ LECTURES ON DEIXIS, INDIANA UNIVERSITY LINGUSITICS CLUB, 1975;
LYONS, JOHN, _DEIXIS AS THE SOURCE OF REFERENCE_, LAUT, TRIER, 1973;
BOTH LYONS' BOOKS INTRO TO THEORETICAL LINGUISTICS AND SEMANTICS,
VOL.2; LYONS, J.,

LL Issue: 8.1020
Date Posted: 07-Jul-1997
Original Query: Read original query