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Title Politeness in Europe / edited by Leo Hickey and Miranda Stewart
Published Clevedon ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (xi, 334 pages)
Series Multilingual Matters S., V.127
Multilingual Matters S., V.127
Contents Politeness in Germany : politeness in "Germany"? / Juliane House -- Politeness in France : how to buy bread politely / Catherine Kerbrat-Orecchioni -- Politeness in Belgium : face, distance, and sincerity in service-exchange rituals / Emmanuelle Danblon, Bernard de Clerck and Jean-Pierre van Noppen -- Politeness in Luxembourg : greetings from foreign parts / Johannes Kramer -- Politeness in The Netherlands : indirect requests / Rob le Pair -- Politeness in Austria : politeness and impoliteness / Silvia Haumann, Ursula Koch, and Karl Sornig -- Politeness in Switzerland : between respect and acceptance / Guiseppe Manno -- Politeness in Britain : "it's only a suggestion" / Miranda Stewart -- Politeness in Ireland : "in Ireland, it's done without being said" / Jeffrey L. Kallen -- Politeness in Norway : how can you be polite and sincere? / Thorstein Fretheim -- Politeness in Denmark : getting to the point / Elin Fredsted -- Politeness in Sweden : parliamentary forms of address / Cornelia Ilie -- Politeness in Finland : evasion at all costs / Valma Yli-Vakkuri -- Politeness in Estonia : a matter-of-fact style / Leelo Keevallik -- Politeness in Poland : from "titlemania" to grammaticalised honorifics / Romuald Huszcza -- Politeness in Hungary : uncertainty in a changing society / Lóránt Becze -- Politeness in the Czech Republic : distance, levels of expression, management, and intercultural contact / Jiří Nekvapil and J.V. Neustupný -- Politeness in Greece : the politeness of involvement / Maria Sifianou and Eleni Antonopoulou -- Politeness in Cyprus : a coffee or a small coffee? / Marina Terkourafi -- Politeness in Italy? : the art of self-representation in requests / Gudrun Held -- Politeness in Portugal : how to address others / Maria Helena Araújo Carreira -- Politeness in Spain : thanks but no "thanks" / Leo Hickey
Summary Politeness as practised across 22 European societies, firmly set within critical debates developed since the 1980s, is here presented in ways related to concrete situations in which language-users interact with one another to achieve their goals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sociolinguistics -- Europe
Etiquette -- Europe
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Sociolinguistics.
Expression écrite.
Expression orale.
Comportement social.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Hickey, Leo.
Stewart, Miranda, 1954-
ISBN 1853597392