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Situated meaning : inside and outside in Japanese self, society and language / edited by Jane M. Bachnik and Charles J. Quinn, Jr.

By: Bachnik, Jane M
Contributor(s): Quinn, Charles J
Language: English Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1994.Description: xix, 309p. : tables ; 24cm.ISBN: 0691069654
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: 1, Indexing self and social context. Uchi/soto: challenging our conceptualizations of self, social order and language / J.M. Bachnik; The term uchi and soto as windows on a world / C.J. Quinn; A movable self: the linguistic indexing of uchi and soto / P.J. Wetzel; Indexing hierarchy through Japanese gender relations / N.R. Rosenberger; Uchi/soto: choices in directive speech acts in Japanese / R.J. Sukle; Indexing self and society in Japanese family organization / J.M. Bachnik; 2, Failure to index: boundary disintegration and social breakdowm. Uchi no kaisha: company as family? / D.K. Kondo; The battle to belong / M.M. Hamabata; When uchi and soto fell silent in the night: shifting boundaries in Shiga Naoya's "The razor" / M.S. Molasky; Uchi/soto: authority and intimacy, hierarchy and solidarity / J.M. Bachnik; 3, Language as a form of life: clines of knowledge as clines of person. Uchi/soto: tip of a semiotic iceberg? Inside and outside knowledge in the grammar of Japanese / C.J. Quinn.