Japanese Politeness Bibliography
English language journal articles and books related to Japanese Politeness
Compiled by: Barbara Pizziconi , School of Oriental and African Studies [email@example.com]
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Cook Haruko Minegishi 1998 Situational Meanings of Japanese Social Deixis: The Mixed Use
of the Masu and Plain Forms, Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 8/1:87-110
Cook Haruko Minegishi 2006 Japanese politeness as an interactional achievement: Academic
consultation sessions in Japanese universities, Multilingua 25:269-291
Cook, Haruko Minegishi 2005 Reanalysis of discernment from a social constructivist
perspective: Academic consultation sessions in Japanese universities (Research Note
#42). Honolulu: University of Hawaii, National Foreign Language Resource Center.
Fukushima S. 2000. Requests and culture: politeness in British English and Japanese. Bern: Peter Lang.
Geyer, Naomi 2008 Discourse and Politeness – Ambivalent Face in Japanese, Continuum
Haugh, Michael (2004). Revisiting the conceptualisation of politeness in English and Japanese.
Multilingua 23 (1/2): 85_109.
Haugh, M. (2007) The discursive challenge to politeness theory: an interactional alternative.
Journal of. Politeness Research 3: 295-317
Ide, Sachiko, 1982. Japanese sociolinguistics. Politeness and women’s language. Lingua 57,
Ide, Sachiko, 1989. Formal forms and discernment: two neglected aspects of universals of
linguistic politeness. Multilingua 2 (3), 223-248.
Ide, Sachiko and Yoshida Megumi (1999). Sociolinguistics, honorifics and gender differences.
In The Handbook of Japanese Linguistics, Natsuko Tsujimura (ed), 444-480. Oxford:
Ikuta Shoko 1983 Speech level shift and conversational strategy in Japanese discourse. Language
Sciences 5 (1), 37-53.
Hill, Beverly, Ide, Sachiko, Ikuta, Shoko, Kawasaki, Akiko, Ogino, Tsunao, 1986. Universals of
linguistic politeness. Quantitative evidence from Japanese and American English.
Journal of Pragmatics 10, 347-471.
Lakoff Robin and Sachiko Ide eds, 2005 Broadening the Horizon of Linguistic Politeness, John
Matsumoto, Yoshiko, 1989. Politeness and conversational universals—observations from
Japanese. Multilingua 8 (2/3), 207-221.
Matsumoto, Yoshiko, 1993. Linguistic politeness and cultural style: observations from
Japanese. In: Clancy, Patricia M. (Ed.), Japanese and Korean Linguistics, Vol. 2. Center for
the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University, pp. 55-67.
Matsumoto, Yoshiko, 1997. The rise and fall of Japanese nonsubject honorifcs: the case of
‘o-Verb-suru’, Journal of Pragmatics 28, 719-740.
Martin Samuel (1964) ‘Speech Levels in Japan and Korea’, in ed. Hymes, Dell, Language in
Culture and Society, Harper and Row, New York
Okamoto, Shigeko, 1999. Situated politeness: manipulating honorific and non-honorific
expressions in Japanese conversations. Pragmatics 9 (1), 51-74.
Ogino, Tsunao; Misono, Yasuko; Fukushima, Chitsuko 1985 Diversity of honorific usage in
Tokyo: a sociolinguistic approach based on a field survey, International Journal of the
Sociology of Language 55:23-39
Watts R J,, Ide S & Ehlich K (1992). Politeness in language: studies in its history, theory and
practice. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Wetzel Patricia J. (2004) Keigo in Modern Japan: Polite Language from Meiji to the Present. University
of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu
Wetzel Patricia J. and Miyako Inoue (1999) Vernacular Theories of Japanese Honorifics, The
Journal of the Association of Teachers of Japanese 33/1:68-101
Yoshida Megumi and Chikako Sakurai 2005 Japanese Honorifics as a marker of sociocultural
identity: a view from a non-western perspective, in Lakoff and Ide eds, Broadening the
Horizon of Linguistic Politeness: 197-216