Analysing Casual Conversation - Suzanne Eggins

Analysing Casual Conversation - Suzanne Eggins

Gossip: establishing and maintaining group membership

Analysing Casual Conversation - Suzanne Eggins

Suzanne Eggins [+-]
University of Technology Sydney
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Diana Slade [+-]
Australian National University
Diana Slade is Professor of Applied Linguistics, School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics. She is also Director of the ANU Institute of Communication in Health Care. Her major publications include Communicating in Hospital Emergency Departments (co-authored, Springer), Effective Communication in Clinical Handover: from Research to Practice (co-edited with S. Eggins and F. Geddes), and Analysing Casual Conversation (with S. Eggins, Equinox Publishing).

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7·1 Introduction; 7·2 Establishing that there is a distinctive genre of gossip;7·3 Defining and labelling the genre; 7.4 The social function of gossip; 7·5 Identifying and differentiating the text stages: the generic structure of gossip; 7·6 Specifying semantic and lexico-grammatical realizations for each stage of a gossip text; 7·7 The generic and micro structure of the gossip text; 7·8 Conclusion

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Eggins, Suzanne; Slade, Diana. Gossip: establishing and maintaining group membership. Analysing Casual Conversation. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 273-311 Jan 2006. ISBN 9781845530464. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=25502. Date accessed: 21 Feb 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.25502. Jan 2006

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