Discourse, Pragmatics and Narrative Data

  • Claire Bowern


Field linguists are often told to rely on naturalistic data as much as elic­ited data. By this we usually think of recorded narratives. However, a comprehensive description of a language should be built not just on elicited data, but also other types of spontaneously produced speech. Narratives and discourse data are covered in this chapter.


Oral History Spontaneous Speech Discourse Data Speech Error Narrative Data 
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© Claire Bowern 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claire Bowern
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  1. 1.Rice UniversityUSA

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