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Tannen, Deborah

  1. Cynthia Gordon

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1139

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Gordon, C. 2012. Tannen, Deborah. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Deborah Tannen, University Professor and Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University (Washington, DC), is best known for elucidating the role of language in interpersonal relationships.


  • discourse analysis;
  • intercultural communication;
  • language and gender;
  • language and social interaction