Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 09:16:46 -0500 From: "Dennis R. Preston" Subject: Re: Power of silence in communication You need (at least) Adam Jaworski, 'The Power of Silence' (Sage, 1993) and Tannen and Saville-Troike (eds), 'Perspectives on Silence,' Ablex 1985 (which contains a short annotated bibliography). DInIS > I am interested to know if anyone has done current research on >the use of silence in speech as a tool of communication. I am seeking any >useful information that anyone may have in regards to the power of silence >in communication. Dennis R. Preston Department of Linguistics and Languages Michigan State University East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA preston[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Office: (517)353-0740 Fax: (517)432-2736