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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...

  • Structures of Social Actionby J. Maxwell Atkinson

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 50.00

    These essays reflects fresh developments in the increasingly influential field of conversation analysis. more...

  • Interlanguage Pragmaticsby Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig; Beverly S. Hartford

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2005; US$ 79.95

    Bringing conversational analysis into the study of second language pragmatics as an analytic paradigm, this volume addresses a difficult area for the interlanguage pragmatics research community - the balance between experimental method and the use of conversational data. Institutional talk provides authentic and consequential talk. more...

  • Recent Trends in Discourse and Dialogueby Laila Dybkjaer; Wolfgang Minker

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    This book is a collection of eleven chapters which together represent an original contribution to the field of (multimodal) spoken dialogue systems. The chapters include highly relevant topics, such as dialogue modeling in research systems versus industrial systems, evaluation, miscommunication and error handling, grounding, statistical and corpus-based... more...