Fluid Orality in the Discourse of Japanese Popular Culture

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This volume invites the reader into the world of pragmatic and discourse studies in Japanese popular culture. Through character-speak, the book analyzes quoted speech in light (graphic) novels, the effeminate onee kotoba in talk shows, narrative character in keetai (mobile phone) novels, floating whispers in manga, and fictionalized dialects in television drama series. Explorations into conversational interaction, internal monologue, rhetorical figures, intertextuality, and the semiotic mediation between verbal and ...

Fluid Orality in the Discourse of Japanese Popular Culture 2016, John Benjamins Publishing Co, Amsterdam/Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9789027256683

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