Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 December 2017

456 Pages


ISBN: 9780190697969

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Repairing the Broken Surface of Talk

Managing Problems in Speaking, Hearing, and Understanding in Conversation

Edited by Paul Drew, Edited by Jorg Bergmann, and Gail Jefferson

Foundations of Human Interaction

  • Brings together for the first time Gail Jefferson's work on correction and repair, thereby representing the coherence and full significance of her research in Conversation Analysis
  • Includes papers that are previously unpublished
  • An editors' introduction offers the first appraisal of the significance of Jefferson's work
  • Elucidates the distinctive style of analysis which Jefferson pioneered — unique and innovative within the field of conversation analysis