Language Death

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Language Death

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE brings to students, researchers and practitioners in all of the social and language-related sciences carefully selected book-length publications dealing with sociolinguistic theory, methods, findings and applications. It approaches the study of language in society in its broadest sense, as a truly international and interdisciplinary field in which various approaches, theoretical and empirical, supplement and complement each other. The series invites the attention of linguists, language teachers of all interests, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists, historians etc. to the development of the sociology of language.

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Heidegger on Language and Death
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Joachim L. Oberst
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-27 - Publisher: A&C Black

Martin Heidegger was one of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. His analysis of human existence proves an inexhaustible ground for thinkers of all backgrounds who seek answers for their specific questions left open or opened up by our times. This book explores the intrinsic connection between two
Time, Language, and Visuality in Agamben's Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: J. Doussan
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-21 - Publisher: Springer

Giorgio Agamben, a philosopher both celebrated and reviled, is among the prominent voices in contemporary Italian thought today. His work, which touches upon fields as diverse as aesthetics and biopolitics, is often understood within a framework of Aristotelian potentiality. With this incisive critique, Doussan identifies a different tendency in the
The Language of Life and Death
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: William Labov
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-01 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Labov extends his widely used framework for narrative analysis to matters of greatest human concern: accounts of the danger of death, violence, premonitions, and large-scale community conflicts. This book provides a rich range of narratives that grip the reader's attention together with an analysis of how it is done.
The Crises of
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: William Crisman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Camden House

Critical account of the works of Ludwig Tieck, the German Romantic writer, from a linguistic viewpoint.
The Language of Illness and Death on Social Media
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Carsten Stage, Tina Thode Hougaard
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-29 - Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

This book investigates the language created in Facebook groups that relate shared experiences of illness, dying and mourning. It develops a theoretical and analytical framework for understanding the use and rhythms of emojis, interjections and other forms of “intensive” writing in social media of this kind.