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  • Discovering strange events in empty spaces: the role of multimodal practice and the interpretation of paranormal events. 

    Ironside, Rachael (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pragma.2017.09.005, 2017-09-28)
    IRONSIDE, R. 2017. Discovering strange events in empty spaces: the role of multimodal practice and the interpretation of paranormal events. Journal of pragmatics [online], 120, pages 88-100. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pragma.2017.09.005
    This article examines how empty space may be used as an interactional resource to see, understand and categorise events as potentially paranormal. By drawing upon video data of groups noticing and negotiating their experiences ...
  • Feeling spirits: sharing subjective paranormal experience through embodied talk and action. 

    Ironside, Rachael (De Gruyter https://doi.org/10.1515/text-2018-0020, 2018-09-20)
    IRONSIDE, R. 2018. Feeling spirits: sharing subjective paranormal experience through embodied talk and action. Text and talk [online], 38(6), pages 705-728. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/text-2018-0020
    This article examines how subjective paranormal experiences are shared and understood through embodied talk and action. Paranormal experiences often possess subjective qualities, regularly experienced as 'senses' or ...
  • The transgressive that: Making the world uncanny. 

    Ironside, Rachael; Wooffitt, Robin; Woods, Catherine (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1461445615611784, 2015-11-02)
    HAYWARD, R., WOOFFITT, R. and WOODS, C. 2015. The transgressive that: Making the world uncanny. Discourse studies [online], 17(6), pages 703-723. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1461445615611784
    In this article, we examine how the demonstrative that may be used to notice an event in the world in such a way as to suggest it has highly unusual or transgressive properties and in so doing invite others to align with ...