Grammatical Gender in Interaction: cultural and cognitive aspects

Alvanoudi, Angeliki (2014) Grammatical Gender in Interaction: cultural and cognitive aspects. Brill's Studies in Language, Cognition and Culture (9). Brill, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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Abstract

In Grammatical Gender in Interaction: Cultural and Cognitive Aspects Angeliki Alvanoudi explores the relation between grammatical gender in person reference, culture and cognition in Modern Greek conversation. The author investigates the cultural and cognitive aspects of grammatical gender, by drawing on feminist sociolinguistic and non-linguistic approaches, cognitive linguistics, research on linguistic relativity, studies on person reference in interaction and conversation analysis. The study presented in this book shows that the use of grammatical gender contributes to the routine achievement of sociocultural gender in interaction and that grammatical gender guides speakers' thinking of referents as female or male at the time of speaking.

Item ID: 36564
Item Type: Book (Research - A1)
ISBN: 978-90-04-28314-5
ISSN: 1879-5412
Keywords: pragmatics and discourse analysis, psycholinguistics, language, cognition, linguistics, sociolinguistics
Funders: Australian Research Council (ARC), James Cook University (JCU)
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2015 02:47
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 100%
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