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  • Routledge Library Editions: Discourse Analysis

    By Various

    Discourse analysis is a wide ranging area of study that examines the features of language beyond the limits of a sentence — including vocal, written and sign language, along with any significant semiotic events. It has been employed from a number of interdisciplinary perspectives in an attempt to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Styles of Discourse

    Edited by Nikolas Coupland

    First published in 1988, this book focuses on diversity and discourse, and collects contemporaneous research across a wide range of topics including: description, polemic, narrative analysis, DJ talk, philosophical history, conversation, children’s books and nuclear deterrence. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Language, Text and Context

    Essays in Stylistics

    Edited by Michael Toolan

    First published in 1992, this wide-ranging collection of essays focuses on the principle of contextualisation as it applies to the interpretation, description, theorising and reading of literary and non-literary texts. The collection aims to reveal the interdependencies between theory, analysis,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Acquiring Conversational Competence

    By Elinor Ochs, Bambi B. Schieffelin

    First published in 1983, this book represents a substantial body of detailed research on children’s language and communication, and more generally on the nature of interactive spoken discourse. It looks at areas of competence often examined in young children’s speech have that have not been…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Common Discourse Particles in English Conversation

    By Lawrence C. Schourup

    First published in 1985, this book studies several common items in English conversation known variously as ‘discourse particles’, ‘interjections’, ‘discourse markers’, and, more informally, ‘hesitations’ or ‘fillers’. While the analysis primarily focuses on ‘like’, ‘well’ and ‘you know’, the larger…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Film Text Analysis

    New Perspectives on the Analysis of Filmic Meaning

    Edited by Janina Wildfeuer, John A. Bateman

    This book examines film as a multimodal text and an audiovisual synthesis, bringing together current work within the fields of narratology, philosophy, multimodal analysis, sound as well as cultural studies in order to cover a wide range of international academic interest. The book provides new…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973)

    Language and Drama in Society

    By Terence Hawkes

    First published in 1973, this book is about Shakespeare, language and drama. The first part introduces some common ideas of anthropology and linguistics into an area where they serve as a base for the discussion of usually literary matters. It attempts to link language to our experience of speech —…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Critical Genre Analysis

    Investigating interdiscursive performance in professional practice

    By Vijay K. Bhatia

    Genre theory has focused primarily on the analysis of generic constructs, with increasing attention to and emphasis on the contexts in which such genres are produced, interpreted, and used to achieve objectives, often giving the impression as if producing genres is an end in itself, rather than a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Reporting Cultures on 60 Minutes

    Missing the Finnish Line in an American Newscast

    By Donal Carbaugh, Michael Berry

    People produce reports about culture when they travel outside of their home culture, or when they speak about their own or other cultures. This work delves deeply into the act of reporting on culture, and explores the ways in which these reports are constructed. Examining "Tango Finlandia," a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Communication

    An Advanced Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Adrian Holliday, John Kullman, Martin Hyde

    Routledge Applied Linguistics is a series of comprehensive textbooks, providing students and researchers with the support they need for advanced study in the core areas of English language and Applied Linguistics. Each book in the series guides readers through three main sections, enabling them to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Linguistics

  • Film Discourse Interpretation

    Towards a New Paradigm for Multimodal Film Analysis

    By Janina Wildfeuer

    This book contributes to the analysis of film from a multimodal and textual perspective by extending formal semantics into the realm of multimodal discourse analysis. It accounts for both the inferential as well as intersemiotic meaning making processes in filmic discourse and therefore addresses…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Reflexivity in Language and Intercultural Education

    Rethinking Multilingualism and Interculturality

    Edited by Julie S. Byrd Clark, Fred Dervin

    With the impact of accelerated globalization, digital technologies, mobility, and migration, the fields of Applied Linguistics, Language, and Intercultural Education have been shifting. One shift in need of further exploration is that of systematic and coherent reflexivity in researching language…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

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