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- Wiley 2011; US$ 35.95
Language, Names, and Information is an important contribution to philosophy of language by one of its foremost scholars, challenging the pervasive view that the description theory of proper names is dead in the water, and defending a version of the description theory from a perspective on language that sees words as a wonderful source of information... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
Complaint can be a powerful political tool. Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King both used it to drive social change. So why do we moan about increasingly trivial things - like the weather or public transport? Do Brits complain less than Americans? Do men and women complain about different things? What is the best way to complain? From Adam and Eve... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1977; US$ 2.25
Méthodologie et perspectives critiquesLe Vierge incendié - pour une typologie des énoncésRefus global - Combinaisons et production de texteYeux fixes - De l'ambiguïté à la double lectureLe Texte automatiste more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 49.95
This book advances a model for the analysis of contemporary satirical humour. Combining a range of theoretical frameworks in stylistics, pragmatics and discourse analysis, Simpson examines both the methods of textual composition and the strategies of interpretation for satire. Verbal irony is central to the model, in respect of which Simpson isolates... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 188.00
?Perspective? and ?viewpoint? are widely used in everyday talk as well as in the specialist languages of the social, cognitive, and literary sciences. Taken from the field of visual perception and representation, these concepts have acquired a general meaning and significance, as characteristics of human cognitive processing. Since, however, this field... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 135.00
The different traditions that have inspired the contributors to this volume can be divided along three different orientations, one that is rooted predominantly in sociolinguistics, a second that is ethnomethodologically informed, and a third that came in the wake of narrative interview research. All three share a commitment to view self and identity... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00
This volume contributes to the burgeoning field of research on stance by offering a variety of studies based in natural discourse. These collected papers explore the situated, pragmatic, and interactional character of stancetaking, and present new models and conceptions of stance to spark future research. Central to the volume is the claim that stancetaking... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00
Based on the analysis of conversations between French and Australian English speakers discussing various topics, including their experiences as non-native speakers in France or Australia, this book combines subjective personal testimonies with an objective linguistic analysis of the expression of opinion in discourse. It offers a new perspective on... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 63.00
Discourse and Literature boldly integrates the analysis of literature and non-literary genres in an innovative embracing study of discourse. Narrative, poetry, drama, myths, songs, letters, Biblical discourse and graffiti as well as stylistics and rhetorics are the topics treaded by twelve well-known specialists selected and introduced by Teun A.... more...
- Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 14.00
Der Diskurs ist in aller Munde ? aber nicht jeder, der den Begriff benutzt, weiß,wovon er spricht. Achim Landwehr erklärt zunächst die verschiedenen Wurzeln einer historischen Diskursanalyse: von der Begriffsgeschichte Kosellecks über die Arbeiten Hayden Whites bis zu Michel Foucault, der den Begriff des Diskurses entscheidend geprägt hat. Auf dieser... more...