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Authoring the Dialogic Self [electronic resource] : Gender, agency and language practices.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublication details: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9789027287991
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Authoring the Dialogic Self : Gender, agency and language practicesDDC classification:
  • 302.3/46 302.346
LOC classification:
  • P95.455 .V58 2010
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Contents:
Authoring the Dialogic Self; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Introduction; 1. Language, consciousness, and dialogical selves; 2. Introducing the participants and the setting of qualitative inquiry; 3. Positionings in the second language; 4. Gender, language learning, and discursive practices; 5. Between the self and the Other; 6. Acts of agency in a new language; Afterword; Legend of transcription symbols in narrative excerpts; References; Index; The series Dialogue Studies;
Summary: This book offers a truly interdisciplinary perspective on key socio-cultural aspects of second language learning. Building on Bakhtin's philosophy of language and the self, it examines the complex intersections among gender, culture, and agency in the everyday discursive practices of immigrants. Bakhtin's dialogic framework still remains on the periphery of second language acquisition research. The book embraces not only Bakhtin's well-known notion of dialogue but also his core concepts of responsibility and ethics in the analysis of immigrants' narrative samples. The significance of narrative
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Authoring the Dialogic Self; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Introduction; 1. Language, consciousness, and dialogical selves; 2. Introducing the participants and the setting of qualitative inquiry; 3. Positionings in the second language; 4. Gender, language learning, and discursive practices; 5. Between the self and the Other; 6. Acts of agency in a new language; Afterword; Legend of transcription symbols in narrative excerpts; References; Index; The series Dialogue Studies;

This book offers a truly interdisciplinary perspective on key socio-cultural aspects of second language learning. Building on Bakhtin's philosophy of language and the self, it examines the complex intersections among gender, culture, and agency in the everyday discursive practices of immigrants. Bakhtin's dialogic framework still remains on the periphery of second language acquisition research. The book embraces not only Bakhtin's well-known notion of dialogue but also his core concepts of responsibility and ethics in the analysis of immigrants' narrative samples. The significance of narrative