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Researcher and Informant Roles in Narrative Interactions: Construction of Belonging and Foreign-ness
(Cambridge University Press, 2011)
In this article I focus on the influence of researcher/informant roles on the types of narratives that are produced and on the ways in which storytelling interactions are managed in research contexts. In particular, I ...
Pronominal Choice, Identity and Solidarity in Political Discourse
(Walter de Gruyter, 1995)
This paper presents an empirical analysis of the pragmatic role that pronouns expressing person deixis have in the Speeches of two Mexican participants in a Conference on the Chiapas revolt of January 1994 in Mexico. ...
Code switching and ethnicity in a community of practice
(Cambridge University Press, 2007-05-19)
In the past twenty years the existence of a sense of ethnic belonging among immigrant groups of European ancestry in the United States has become the focus of frequent debates and polemics. This article argues that ethnicity ...
Review of David Herman’s Story Logic
(Cambridge University Press, 2003)
Review of M. Hyvärinen et al. (eds.) Beyond Narrative Coherence
(University of Hawai'i Press, 2011)
Family interaction and engagement with the heritage language: A case study
(Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2013)
In this paper I closely examine spontaneous interactions between members of a tri-generation Italian American family. I argue that members show different language preferences and differing attitudes towards the ...
Review of ‘The Subtle Slant. A Cross-Linguistic Discourse Analysis Model for Evaluating Interethnic Conflict in the Press’, by M.C. Garry.
(Linguistic Society of America, 1995)
Who Tells Which Story and Why? Micro and Macros Contexts in Narrative
(Walter de Gruyter, 2008)
This article focuses on the inter-relations between storytelling and micro and macro contexts. It explores how narrative activity is shaped by and shapes in unique ways the local context of interaction in a community ...