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Discursive Approaches to Socio-political Polarization and Conflict

Discursive Approaches to Socio-political Polarization and Conflict

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Laura Filardo-Llamas, Esperanza Morales-López, Alan Floyd
October 19, 2021

This collection explores the discursive strategies and linguistic resources underpinning conflict and polarization, taking a multidisciplinary approach to examine the ways in which conflict is constructed across a diverse range of contexts. The volume is divided into two sections as a means of ...

The Dialects of British English in Fictional Texts

The Dialects of British English in Fictional Texts

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Donatella Montini, Irene Ranzato
June 21, 2021

This collection brings together perspectives on regional and social varieties of British English in fictional dialogue across works spanning various literary genres, showcasing authorial and translation innovation while also reflecting on their impact on the representation of sociolinguistic ...

Discourses of Perfection Representing Cosmetic Procedures and Beauty Products in UK Lifestyle Magazines

Discourses of Perfection: Representing Cosmetic Procedures and Beauty Products in UK Lifestyle Magazines

1st Edition

By Anne-Mette Hermans
March 22, 2021

This book explores editorial and advertising discourses related to cosmetic procedures and beauty products and services in UK lifestyle magazines, offering a holistic perspective on the normalisation of cosmetic procedures and the societal context in which particular perceptions have ...

The Discourse of Food Blogs Multidisciplinary Perspectives

The Discourse of Food Blogs: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

1st Edition

By Daniela Cesiri
February 17, 2020

This volume adopts a multidisciplinary perspective in analyzing and understanding the rich communicative resources and dynamics at work in digital communication about food. Drawing on data from a small corpus of food blogs, the book implements a range of theoretical frameworks and methodological ...

Interpersonal Positioning in English as a Lingua Franca Interactions

Interpersonal Positioning in English as a Lingua Franca Interactions

1st Edition

By Svitlana Klötzl, Birgit Swoboda
December 05, 2019

This book offers a critical reflection on interpersonal positioning across both large- and small-scale contexts and highlights the multi-faceted nature of intercultural communication in today’s global world. The volume establishes positioning primarily as the negotiation of interpersonal ...

Emoticons, Kaomoji, and Emoji The Transformation of Communication in the Digital Age

Emoticons, Kaomoji, and Emoji: The Transformation of Communication in the Digital Age

1st Edition

Edited By Elena Giannoulis, Lukas R.A. Wilde
July 25, 2019

This collection offers a comprehensive treatment of emoticons, kaomoji, and emoji, examining these digital pictograms and ideograms from a range of perspectives to comprehend their increasing role in the transformation of communication in the digital age. Featuring a detailed introduction and ...

Multiliteracies, Emerging Media, and College Writing Instruction

Multiliteracies, Emerging Media, and College Writing Instruction

1st Edition

By Santosh Khadka
February 28, 2019

This book proposes a broad-based multiliteracies theory and praxis for college writing curriculum. Khadka expands on the work of the New London Group’s theory of multiliteracies by integrating work from related disciplinary fields such as media studies, intercultural communication, World Englishes,...

The Pragmatics of Text Messaging Making Meaning in Messages

The Pragmatics of Text Messaging: Making Meaning in Messages

1st Edition

By Michelle A. McSweeney
June 01, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive linguistic exploration of textism use by bilingual young adults, illustrating the function of alternative and creative linguistic features and their role in conveying tone through text. Drawing on a corpus of nearly 45,000 text messages donated by bilingual young ...

Multimodality, Poetry and Poetics

Multimodality, Poetry and Poetics

1st Edition

By Richard Andrews
April 09, 2018

This groundbreaking work takes multimodality studies in a new direction by applying multimodal approaches to the study of poetry and poetics. The book examines poetry’s visual and formal dimensions, applying framing theory to such case studies as Aristotle’s Poetics and Robert Lowell’s "The ...

The Language of Money Proverbs and Practices

The Language of Money: Proverbs and Practices

1st Edition

By Annabelle Mooney
April 26, 2018

Through a detailed examination of proverbs related to money, this book offers a comprehensive critique of the prevailing everyday ideologies and discourses on money and paves the way toward establishing a new set of proverbs more conducive to financial equality and human well-being. The volume ...

The Role of Language in the Climate Change Debate

The Role of Language in the Climate Change Debate

1st Edition

Edited By Kjersti Flottum
April 04, 2017

This volume takes a distinctive look at the climate change debate, already widely studied across a number of disciplines, by exploring the myriad linguistic and discursive perspectives and approaches at play in the climate change debate as represented in a variety of genres. The book focuses on key...

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