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- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 35.00
The proliferation of media and their ever-increasing role in our daily life has produced a strong sense that understanding media?everything from oral storytelling, literary narrative, newspapers, and comics to radio, film, TV, and video games?is key to understanding the dynamics of culture and society. Storyworlds across Media explores how media,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00
Given the extensive use of LOL ( Laughing Out Loud ), MDR ( Mort De Rire ) and PTDR ( PéTé De Rire ) in French texting and the inclusion of lol in the Oxford English Dictionary in 2011 and in Le Petit Robert in 2013, this paper aims to study the functioning of these three initialisms. Considered mainly as interjections, I hypothesize... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Social Media is fast becoming a key area of linguistic research. This highly accessible guidebook leads students through the process of undertaking research in order to explore the language that people use when they communicate on social media sites. This textbook provides: An introduction to the linguistic frameworks currently used to analyse... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99
With the ever-growing proliferation of electronic and other popular media, the complexity of relationship between what students see and hear, what they believe and how they interact with one another underscores now, more than ever, the need for across-the-curriculum teaching of critical thinking, critical reading, and critical viewing skills. The... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 131.00
Stars do have real power, but not all of them wield it wisely. This work explores how a variety of celebrities developed their brands and how celebrity can become a jumping-off point to entirely unrelated activities. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
This book provides the first comprehensive account of temporal deixis in English printed and online news texts. Linking the characteristic usage of tenses with the projection of deictic centres, it notes how conventional tenses, particularly in headlines, are affected by heteroglossia arising from various accessed voices. The resulting tense shifts... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
This paper investigates the connection between self-repairs, conversation analytical mechanisms, and the concept of certainty in Romanian academic meetings. The focus is on the design of turn(s) in which the chair and the other participants provide feedback on a piece of writing. The data reveal that at the turn design level, through self-repairs (namely... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
The Discourse of Public Participation Media takes a fresh look at what ?ordinary? people are doing on air ? what they say, and how and where they get to say it. Using techniques of discourse analysis to explore the construction of participant identities in a range of different public participation genres, Joanna Thornborrow argues that the... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00
There is a growing need for a survey presentation of the history and theory of media as they relate to literature. Thishandbook fills this gap and meets the need for a comprehensive survey of all media used for literary communication. It provides an inventory of the current state of research in this field, and will be an important source of basic information... more...