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Discourse, Consciousness, and Time the Flow and Displacement of Conscious Experience in Speaking and Writing

by Wallace Chafe

  • ISBN: 9780226100531
  • ISBN10: 0226100537

Discourse, Consciousness, and Time the Flow and Displacement of Conscious Experience in Speaking and Writing

by Wallace Chafe

  • List Price: $143.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 10/01/1994
  • ISBN: 9780226100531
  • ISBN10: 0226100537
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Description: Wallace Chafe demonstrates how the study of language and consciousness together can provide an unexpectedly broad understanding of the way the mind works. Relying on analyses of conversational speech, written fiction and nonfiction, the North American Indian language Seneca, and the music of Mozart and of the Seneca people, he investigates both the flow of ideas through consciousness and the displacement of consciousness by way of memory and imagination. Chafe draws on several decades of research to demonstrate that understanding the nature of consciousness is essential to understanding many topics of linguistic importance, such as anaphora, tense, clause structure, and intonation, as well as stylistic usages such as the historical present and free indirect style. This book offers a comprehensive picture of the dynamic natures of language and consciousness for linguists, psychologists, literary scholars, computer scientists, anthropologists, and philosophers.
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