Camilla Wide

List of John Benjamins publications for which Camilla Wide plays a role.

Book series


Thode Hougaard, Tina, Eva Skafte Jensen, Marianne Rathje, Jonathan White and Camilla Wide 2023 Chapter 3. Variations in opening and closing forms in email correspondence in Danish and SwedishIt's different with you: Contrastive perspectives on address research, Baumgarten, Nicole and Roel Vismans (eds.), pp. 61–91 | Chapter
In this study, we investigate how differences and similarities in opening and closing greetings in professional emails in academia manifest themselves in Danish and Swedish. Our data consist of a corpus of 595 emails (primary data) and two surveys with 1836 respondents (supportive data). An… read more
Norrby, Catrin, Jan Lindström, Jenny Nilsson and Camilla Wide 2020 Pluricentric languagesHandbook of Pragmatics: 23rd Annual Installment, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 201–220 | Chapter
Wide, Camilla, Hanna Lappalainen, Anu Rouhikoski, Catrin Norrby, Camilla Lindholm, Jan Lindström and Jenny Nilsson 2019 Variation in address practices across languages and nations: A comparative study of doctors’ use of address forms in medical consultations in Sweden and FinlandPragmatics 29:4, pp. 595–621 | Article
This article compares variation in the use of address practices across languages (Swedish, Finnish) and national varieties (Sweden Swedish, Finland Swedish). It undertakes quantitative and qualitative analyses of three sets of transcribed medical consultations. In Sweden Swedish, address… read more
Norrby, Catrin, Camilla Wide, Jenny Nilsson and Jan Lindström 2018 Chapter 2. Positioning through address practice in Finland-Swedish and Sweden-Swedish service encountersPositioning the Self and Others: Linguistic perspectives, Beeching, Kate, Chiara Ghezzi and Piera Molinelli (eds.), pp. 19–49 | Chapter
This chapter investigates social positioning through the use (or non-use) of address pronouns in Finland-Swedish and Sweden-Swedish service encounters recorded at theatre and event booking venues in Finland and Sweden. The results demonstrate some compelling variation in address practices which can… read more
Lindström, Jan, Camilla Lindholm, Catrin Norrby, Camilla Wide and Jenny Nilsson 2017 Chapter 10. Imperatives in Swedish medical consultationsImperative Turns at Talk: The design of directives in action, Sorjonen, Marja-Leena, Liisa Raevaara and Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen (eds.), pp. 299–324 | Chapter
This chapter investigates the use of imperative-formatted directives in Swedish medical consultations. The specific focus of the chapter is the division of labor between straight, non-modulated imperative turns and imperative turns which are modulated with a discourse particle or some other verbal… read more
Wide, Camilla 2009 Interactional construction grammar: Contextual features of determination in dialectal SwedishContexts and Constructions, Bergs, Alexander and Gabriele Diewald (eds.), pp. 111–142 | Article
Lindström, Jan and Camilla Wide 2005 Tracing the origins of a set of discourse particles: Swedish particles of the type you knowThe Evolution of Pragmatic Markers, Mosegaard Hansen, Maj-Britt and Corinne Rossari (eds.), pp. 211–236 | Article
This paper investigates the historical origins, both syntactic and functional, of a set of discourse particles commonly used in present-day spoken Swedish: hör du ‘(you) listen’, vet du ‘you know’, ser du ‘you see’, and förstår du ‘you understand’. From a synchronic perspective, the particles seem… read more