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Laughter in Interaction / Edition 1

Laughter in Interaction / Edition 1

by Phillip Glenn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521772060

ISBN-13: 9780521772068

Pub. Date: 10/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Bringing together twenty-five years of research on the sequential organization of laughter in everyday talk, Phillip Glenn analyzes recordings and transcripts to indicate the finely-detailed coordination of human laughter. He demonstrates that its occurrence, relative to talk and other activities, reveals much about its emergent meaning and effects. The book

Overview

Bringing together twenty-five years of research on the sequential organization of laughter in everyday talk, Phillip Glenn analyzes recordings and transcripts to indicate the finely-detailed coordination of human laughter. He demonstrates that its occurrence, relative to talk and other activities, reveals much about its emergent meaning and effects. The book considers laughter's significant role in how people display, respond to, and revise identities and relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521772068
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2003
Series:
Studies in Interactional Sociolinguistics Series, #18
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Towards a social interactional approach to laughter; 2. Conversation analysis and the study of laughter; 3. Laughing together; 4. Who laughs first; 5. Laughing at and laughing with: negotiating participant alignments; 6. Laughing along, resisting: constituting relationship and identity; 7. Closing remarks; Notes; References; Index.

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