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  • Discourse Analysis as Theory and Methodby Marianne W Jorgensen; Louise J Phillips

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 78.00

    Discourse Analysis as Theory and Method offers the first systematic introduction to discourse analysis as a body of theories and methods for social research. more...

  • Discourse and Social Lifeby Srikant Sarangi; Malcolm Coulthard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    This collection brings together for the first time in a single volume many of the major figures in contemporary discourse studies. Each chapter is an original contribution which has been specifically commissioned for this book, and together they document the wide range of concerns and techniques which characterise the discipline at the turn of the... more...

  • The Discourse Studies Readerby Johannes Angermuller; Dominique Maingueneau; Ruth Wodak

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    Discourse Studies is an interdisciplinary field studying the social production of meaning across the entire spectrum of the social sciences and humanities. The Discourse Studies Reader brings together 40 key readings from discourse researchers in Europe and North America, some of which are now translated into English for the first time. Divided into... more...

  • Dialogicity in Written Specialised Genresby Luz Gil-Salom; Carmen Soler-Monreal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Success in written academic communication depends on the presence of elements related to author-reader interactions which supplement propositional information in the text, help readers reach the intended interpretation and shape the author’s identity. But is this claim equally valid for online genres? This new environment demands an adaptation... more...

  • Literary Conceptualizations of Growthby Roberta Trites

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00

    Literary Conceptualizations of Growth explores those processes through which maturation is represented in adolescent literature by examining how concepts of growth manifest themselves in adolescent literature and by interrogating how the concept of growth structures scholars? ability to think about adolescence. Cognitive literary theory provides... more...

  • Intonation in Text and Discourseby Anne Wichmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    It is clear that a printed text provides the reader with more information than the words alone. This includes punctuation marks, capitalisation, paragraphs, headings and sub-headings, all of which help the reader to understand how the words are organised into sentences, and sentences are organised into a coherent text. In a spoken text, this typographical... more...

  • Unspeakable Sentences (Routledge Revivals)by Ann Banfield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1982, this title grew from a series of essays on various aspects of narrative style; the result is a finished product that melds literary theory with linguistic methodology. It is argued that, where linguistic theory intersects with literary theory, it is narrative that provides the crucial ?experiment? for deciding between a communication... more...

  • Language as Discourseby Michael Mccarthy; Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    In this book Michael McCarthy and Ronald Carter describe the discoursal properties of language and demonstrate what insights this approach can offer to the student and teacher of language. The authors examine the relationship between complete texts, both spoken and written, and the social and cultural contexts in which they function. They argue that... more...

  • Language and Characterisationby Jonathan Culpeper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Textual Explorations General Editors- Mick Short, Lancaster University Elena Semino, Lancaster University The focus of this series is on the stylistic analysis of literary and non-literary texts, and the theoretical issues which such work raises. Textual Explorations will include books that cover studies of literary authors, genres and other groupings,... more...

  • Multi-Dimensional Analysis, 25 years onby Tony Berber Sardinha; Marcia Veirano Pinto

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This research describes a case study from engineering education that explores the potential for integrating Multi-Dimensional (MD) analysis into mixed methods research so that MD analyses can address more specific educational problems. The study investigates a specific problem in civil engineering: the mismatch between students’ writing skills... more...