Deborah Tannen
 


 

Scholarly Articles

"Abduction, Dialogicality and Prior Text: The Taking on of Voices in Conversational Discourse." Plenary address at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Baltimore, MD, January 8, 2009.

"Abduction and Identity in Family Interaction: Ventriloquizing as Indirectness."  Special issue of Journal of Pragmatics, ed. by Scott Kiesling. DOI: 10.1016/j.pragma.2009.06.002.

"The Dynamics of Closeness/Distance and Sameness/Difference in Discourse about Sisters."  Language in Life and a Life in Language: Jacob Mey--A Festschrift, ed. by Bruce Fraser and Ken Turner, Bingley, UK: Emerald Group, 2009.

"'We've Never Been Close, We're Very Different': Three Narrative Types in Sister Discourse." Narrative Inquiry. 18:2 (2008): 206-229.

"Intertextuality in Interaction: Reframing Family Arguments in Public and Private." Text 26.4 (2005).

"Introduction."  Discourse in Action: Family Values in Family Interaction.  Text 26.4 (2005).

"Interactional Sociolinguistics as a Resource for Intercultural Pragmatics." Journal of Intercultural Pragmatics

"Language and Culture," in Introductory Linguistics Textbook ed. by Ralph Fasold and Jeff Connor-Linton.  Malden, MA: Blackwell.

"Power Maneuvers and Connection Maneuvers in Family Interaction," in Family Discourse, ed. by Shari Kendall, Deborah Tannen, and Cynthia Gordon.  New York: Oxford University Press.  In press.

 "Talking the Dog: Framing Pets as Interactional Resources in Family Discourse." Research on Language and Social Interaction 37(4) (2004): 399-420.

"Gender and Family Interaction." Handbook on Language and Gender, ed. by Janet Holmes and Miriam Meyerhoff.  Oxford, U.K. and Cambridge, Mass: Basil Blackwell, 2003.

"Interactional Sociolinguistics." Sociolinguistics: An International Handbook, ed. by Ulrich Ammon, Norbert Dittmar, Klaus J. Mattheier, and Peter Trudgill.  Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2004.

Introduction to "Stylistic Strategies Within a Grammar of Style" by Robin Lakoff. In Her Own Voice: Collected Writings of Robin Tolmach Lakoff, ed. by Laurel Sutton. New York: Oxford University Press, in press.

Introduction to Linguistics, Language, and the Real World: Discourse and Beyond: Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 2001, ed. by Deborah Tannen and James E. Alatis.  Washington, DC:  Georgetown University Press, 2003.

"Power Maneuvers or Connection Maneuvers? Ventriloquizing in Family Interaction," Linguistics, Language, and the Real World: Discourse and Beyond: Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 2001, ed. by Deborah Tannen and James E. Alatis.  Washington, DC:  Georgetown University Press, 2003.

"Agonism in Academic Discourse."  Journal of Pragmatics 34:10-11 (2002):1651-1669.

"Discourse and Gender." The Handbook of Discourse Analysis, ed. by Deborah Schiffrin, Deborah Tannen, and Heidi E. Hamilton, 548-567. Malden, MA and Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 2001 (with Shari Kendall).

"Agonism in the Academy: Surviving Higher Learning's Argument Culture." The Chronicle of Higher Education 46:30 (March 31, 2000): B7, B8.  .

"'Don't Just Sit There–Interrupt!' Pacing and Pausing in Conversational Style." American Speech 75.4 (2000):393-395.

"Foreword." Language in Action: New Studies of Language in Society, Festschrift for Roger Shuy, ed. by Joy Peyton, Peg Griffin, Walt Wolfram and Ralph Fasold, ix-x.  Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2000.

"Indirectness at Work." Language in Action: New Studies of Language in Society, Festschrift for Roger Shuy, ed. by Joy Peyton, Peg Griffin, Walt Wolfram and Ralph Fasold, 189-212.  Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2000.

"The Display of (Gendered) Identities in Talk at Work." Reinventing Identities: The Gendered Self in Discourse, ed. by Mary Bucholtz, A. C. Liang, and Laurel A. Sutton, pp. 221- 240. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

"The Poetics of Everyday Conversation." Language Alive in the Classroom, ed. by Rebecca Wheeler, 179-186. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1999.

"Women and Men in Conversation." The Workings of Language: From Prescriptions to Perspectives, ed. by Rebecca Wheeler. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999. (Reprinted from The Washington Post)

"Managing Confrontations: Lessons from Abroad." The Responsive Community 8:2 (Spring 1998), 33-40. (Reprinted from The Argument Culture)

"'Oh Talking Voice That Is So Sweet': The Poetic Nature of Conversation." Social Research 65:3 (Fall 1998), 631-651.

"Conversational Patterns Across Gender, Class, and Ethnicity: Implications for Classroom Discourse." Encyclopedia of Language and Education, Vol. 3, Oral Discourse and Education, ed. by Bronwyn Davies and David Corson, 75-85. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer, 1997 (with Shari Kendall and Carolyn Temple Adger).

Foreword, Different Games, Different Rules: Why Americans and Japanese Misunderstand Each Other, by Haru Yamada, pp. xv-xvii. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

"Gender and Language in the Workplace." Gender and Discourse, ed. by Ruth Wodak. pp. 81-105. London: Sage, 1997. (with Shari Kendall).

"Involvement as Dialogue: Linguistic Theory and the Relation Between Conversational and Literary Discourse." Dialogue and Critical Discourse, ed. by Michael Macovski, 137-157. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

"The Place of the Personal in Scholarship," PMLA Forum, October 1996, pp. 1151-1152.

"Researching Gender-Related Patterns in Classroom Discourse," TESOL Quarterly 30:2(1996).341-344.

"The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why." Harvard Business Review 73 (1995):5.

"The Sex-Class-Linked Framing of Talk at Work." Cultural Performances: Proceedings of the Third Berkeley Women and Language Conference, ed. by Mary Bucholtz, Anita Liang, Laurel A. Sutton and Caitlin Hines. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Women and Language Group, 1994, pp. 712-728. Revised version included in Gender and Discourse, Oxford University Press, 1995.

"Waiting for the Mouse: Constructed Dialogue in Conversation." The Dialogic Emergence of Culture, ed. by Bruce Mannheim and Dennis Tedlock, 198-217. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995.

"Communication Between the Sexes." The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States, 471-472. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.

"Introduction," Gender and Discourse, pp. 3-17. Oxford University Press, 1994.

"Introduction," Framing in Discourse, ed. by Deborah Tannen, 3-13. Oxford University Press, 1993.

"The Relativity of Linguistic Strategies: Rethinking Power and Solidarity in Gender and Dominance." Gender and Conversational Interaction, ed. by Deborah Tannen, 165-188. Oxford University Press, 1993.

"Introduction," Gender and Conversational Interaction, ed. by Deborah Tannen, 3-13. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993.

"How is Conversation Like Literary Discourse?: The Role of Imagery and Details in Creating Involvement." The Linguistics of Literacy, ed. by Pamela Downing, Susan D. Lima, and Michael Noonan. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 1992, pp. 31-46.

"Power and Solidarity in Modern Greek Conversation: Disagreeing to Agree." Journal of Modern Greek Studies 10:1(1992).11-34 (with Christina Kakava).

"Literacy: Sociolinguistic Aspects." Oxford International Encyclopedia of Linguistics, vol. 2, ed. by William Bright, pp. 346-8. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

"Interactional Sociolinguistics." Oxford International Encyclopedia of Linguistics, vol. 4, ed. by William Bright, pp. 9-11. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

"Teachers' Classroom Strategies Should Recognize That Men and Women Use Language Differently." The Chronicle of Higher Education 37:40 (June 19, 1991): B1, B3.  Reprinted in The Princeton Anthology of Writing: Favorite Pieces by the Ferris/McGraw Writers at Princeton,  ed. by John McPhee and Carol Rigolot.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001

"Rethinking Power and Solidarity in Gender and Dominance." Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, ed. by Kira Hall, Jean-Pierre Koenig, Michael Meacham, Sondra Reinman, and Laurel A. Sutton, 519-29. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society, 1990.

"Ordinary Conversation and Literary Discourse: Coherence and the Poetics of Repetition." The Uses of Linguistics, ed. by Edward Bendix, 15-32. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences vol. 583, 1990.

"Silence as Conflict Management in Pinter's Betrayal and a Short Story, 'Great Wits'." Conflict Talk, ed. by Allen Grimshaw, 260-279. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1990.

"Gender Differences in Topical Coherence: Creating Involvement in Best Friends' Talk." Discourse Processes 13(1990):1.73-90.

"Gender Differences in Conversational Coherence: Physical Alignment and Topical Cohesion." Conversational Coherence and its Development, ed. by Bruce Dorval, 167-206. Norwood, NJ: Ablex. 1990.

"Interpreting Interruption in Conversation." Papers from the 25th Annual Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. Part Two: Parasession on Language in Context, ed. by Bradley Music, Randolph Graczyk, and Caroline Wiltshire, 266-87. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society, 1989.

"Introduction." Linguistics in Context: Connecting Observation and Understanding, ed. by Deborah Tannen, 1-14. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1988.

"Hearing Voices in Conversation, Fiction, and Mixed Genres." Linguistics in Context: Connecting Observation and Understanding, ed. by Deborah Tannen, 89-113. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1988.

"The Commingling of Orality and Literacy in Giving a Paper at a Scholarly Conference." American Speech 63 (1988): 1.34-43.

"Repetition in Conversation as Spontaneous Formulaicity." Text 7 (1987): 3.215-243.

"Repetition in Conversation: Toward a Poetics of Talk." Language 63(1987):3.574-605.

"The Relation Between Written and Spoken Language." Annual Reviews in Anthropology 16(1987):383-407 (with Wallace Chafe).

"The Orality of Literature and the Literacy of Conversation." Language, Literacy, and Culture: Issues of Society and Schooling, ed. by Judith Langer, 67-88. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1987.

"Interactive Frames and Knowledge Schemas in Interaction: Examples from a Medical Examination/Interview." Social Psychology Quarterly 50:2.205-216 (with Cynthia Wallat), 1987.

"Remarks on Discourse and Power." Power Through Discourse, ed by Leah Kedar, 3-10. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1987.

"Conversational Style." Psycholinguistic Models of Production, ed. by Hans Dechert and Manfred Raupach, 251-67. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1987.

"Introduction." Discourse in Cross-cultural Communication. Special issue of Text 6(1986):2.143-151.

"Medical Professionals and Parents: A Linguistic Analysis of Communication Across Contexts." Language in Society 15(1986):3.295-311. (with Cynthia Wallat).

"Folk Formality." Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley, California: Berkeley Linguistics Society, 246-60, 1986.

"Introducing Constructed Dialogue in Greek and American Conversational and Literary Narratives." Direct and Indirect Speech, ed. by Florian Coulmas, 311-322. Berlin: Mouton, 1986.

"Frames Revisited." "Frame Semantics II," Quaderni di Semantica 7(1986):l.106-109.

"Cross-cultural Communication." Handbook of Discourse Analysis, vol. 4, Discourse Analysis in Society, ed. by Teun van Dijk. London & Orlando: Academic Press, 203-215, 1985.

"Frames and Schemas in Interaction." "Quaderni di Semantica's Round Table Discussion on Frame/Script Semantics," ed. by Victor Raskin. Quaderni di Semantica 6(1985):2.326-335.

"Relative Focus on Involvement in Oral and Written Discourse." Literacy, Language and Learning: The Nature and Consequences of Reading and Writing, ed. by David Olson, Nancy Torrance, and Angela Hildyard, 124-147. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

"Introduction." Perspectives on Silence, ed. by Deborah Tannen and Muriel Saville-Troike. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, xi-xviii, 1985. (with Muriel Saville-Troike).

"Silence: Anything But." Perspectives on Silence, ed. by Deborah Tannen and Muriel Saville-Troike, 93-111. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1985.

"The Pragmatics of Cross-Cultural Communication." Applied Linguistics 5(1984):3.189-95.

"Cross-Cultural Communication." CATESOL Occasional Papers 10(1984).1-16.

"Conversational Strategy and Metastrategy in a Pragmatic Theory: The Example of Scenes from a Marriage." Semiotica 49(1984):3/4.323-346. (with Robin Tolmach Lakoff)

"Introduction." Coherence in Spoken and Written Discourse, ed. by Deborah Tannen. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, xiii-xvii, 1984.

"Spoken and Written Narrative in English and Greek." Coherence in Spoken and Written Discourse, ed. by Deborah Tannen. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 21-41, 1984.

"Language and Power." Forum (Georgetown Graduate Review) 1(1984):1.20-22.

"'I Take Out the Rock -- DOK!': How Greek Women Tell about Being Molested (and Create Involvement)." Anthropological Linguistics 25(1983):3.359-374.

"When is an Overlap not an Interruption? One Component of Conversational Style." The First Delaware Symposium on Language Studies, ed. Robert J. Di Pietro, William Frawley, and Alfred Wedel, 119-129. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1983.

"Oral and Literate Strategies in Spoken and Written Discourse." Literacy for Life: The Demand for Reading and Writing, ed. Richard W. Bailey and Robin Melanie Fosheim, 79-96. New York: Modern Language Association, 1983.

"Doctor/Mother/Child Communication: Linguistic Analysis of a Pediatric Interaction." The Social Organization of Doctor/ Patient Communication, ed. by Sue Fisher and Alexandra Dundas Todd, 203-219. Washington, DC: Center for Applied Linguistics, 1983.

"Oral and Literate Strategies in Spoken and Written Narratives." Language 58(1982):1.1-21.

"Introduction." Analyzing Discourse: Text and Talk. Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1981, ed. by Deborah Tannen, ix-xiii. Washington, DC: Georgetown U. Press, 1982.

"Ethnic Style in Male/Female Conversation." Language and Social Identity, ed. John Gumperz, 217-231. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982.

"The Myth of Orality and Literacy." Linguistics and Literacy, ed. by William Frawley, 37-50. New York: Plenum, 1982.

"A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Multiple Demands on the Pediatrician in Doctor/Mother/Child Interaction." Linguistics and the Professions, ed. by Robert Di Pietro, 39-50. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1982.

"The Oral/Literate Continuum in Discourse." Spoken and Written Language, ed. by Deborah Tannen, 1-16. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1982.

"Two Kinds of Knowing in Spoken and Written Language." fforum 3(1981): 20-21.

"Indirectness in Discourse: Ethnicity as Conversational Style." Discourse Processes 4(1981):3.221-238. Earlier draft appeared as Sociolinguistic Working Paper #55 (January 1979), reprinted in Language and Speech in American Society. Austin, TX: Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, 1980.

"New York Jewish Conversational Style." International Journal of the Sociology of Language 30(1981).133-149.

"Health to Our Mouths: Formulaic Expressions in Turkish and Greek." Conversational Routine, ed. by Florian Coulmas, 37-54. The Hague: Mouton, 1981. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Third Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 1977, 516-534. (with Piyale Comert Oztek)

"The Machine-gun Question: An Example of Conversational Style." Journal of Pragmatics 5(1981):5.383-397. Earlier draft appeared as "Toward a Theory of Conversational Style: The Machine Gun Question." Sociolinguistic Working Paper #73. Austin: Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, 1980.

"Implications of the Oral/Literate Continuum for Cross-cultural Communication." Current Issues in Bilingualism, Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1980, ed. by James E. Alatis, 326-347. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1980. Reprinted in Perspectives on Bilingualism and Bilingual Education, ed. by James E. Alatis and John Staczek, 312-333. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1985.

"Oral and Literate Strategies in Discourse." The Linguistic Reporter 22(1980):9.1-3.

"The Parameters of Conversational Style." Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and Parasession on Topics in Interactive Discourse, 39-40, 1980.

"Spoken/Written Language and the Oral/Literate Continuum." Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 1980, 207-218.

"A Comparative Analysis of Oral Narrative Strategies: Athenian Greek and American English." The Pear Stories: Cognitive, Cultural and Linguistic Aspects of Narrative Production, ed. by Wallace Chafe, 51-87. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1980.

"What's in a Frame? Surface Evidence for Underlying Expectations." New Directions in Discourse Processing, ed. by Roy Freedle, 137-181. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1979.

"Communicative Strategies in Conversation: The Case of Scenes From a Marriage." Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 81-92, 1979. (with Robin Tolmach Lakoff)

"Individual and Social Differences in Language Use." Individual Differences in Language Ability and Language Behavior, ed. by Charles Fillmore, Daniel Kempler, and William S.-Y. Wang, 305-325. New York: Academic Press, 1979. (with John Gumperz)

"The Effect of Expectations on Conversation." Discourse Processes 1(1978):2.203-209.

"A Cross-Cultural Study of Oral Narrative Style." Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 640-650, 1978.

"Well, What Did You Expect?" Proceedings of the Third Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 1977, 506-515.

"Communication Mix and Mixup, or How Linguistics Can Ruin a Marriage." San Jose State Occasional Papers in Linguistics, 1975, 205-211.

Web Publication

"Discourse Analysis." The Field of Linguistics, ed. by Geoffrey Nunberg and Thomas Wasow. Available on the Linguistic Society of America Web Site.

Publications: Literature

Articles

"Introduction." I Istoria tis Parthenias tis Despoinidas Tade (The Story of the Virginity of Miss Doe): Collected Stories of Lilika Nakos. Athens: Dorikos, 1981.

"Mothers and Daughters in the Modern Greek Novels of Lilika Nakos." Women's Studies 6(1978):3.205-215.

"Celtic Elements in Three Works by William Butler Yeats." Folklore and Mythology Studies 2(1978).30-35.

"Coming of Age in the Modern Greek Novels of Lilika Nakos." Regionalism and the Female Imagination 4(1978):1.

"Lilika Nakos and Other Greek Women Writers," Pilgrimage 2(1976):5.5-8.

"Keylessness, Sex, and the Promised Land: Associated Themes in Ulysses." Eire-Ireland 821(1973).97-108.

"Manannan MacLir in Ulysses." Eire-Ireland 7(1972):3.29-35.

Bibliography

"Bibliography of Lilika Nakos," Tomes 48 (1979).

Book Review

Ersi Lange, Ellinidhes Pezografoi (Greek Women Prosewriters), Books Abroad 5(1976):2.

 

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