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  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, Genevieve Bell

    With the increase of digital and networked media in everyday life, researchers have increasingly turned their gaze to the symbolic and cultural elements of technologies. From studying online game communities, locative and social media to YouTube and mobile media, ethnographic approaches to digital…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Digital Environments

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin

    With the title serving as an umbrella term to distinguish simulated places from real places, Digital Environments signifies a shift in how we think about interactions with places and spaces, both real and simulated. The very idea of digital environments, though, complicates such distinctions,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-27 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaphor and Language

    Edited by Elena Semino, Zsofia Demjen

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Metaphor provides a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research on metaphor and language, and maps out future directions of research and practice in a variety of contexts in this field. Metaphor has been recognized as an important…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • The Discourse of YouTube

    Multimodal Text in a Global Context

    By Phil Benson

    The Discourse of YouTube explores the cutting edge of contemporary multimodal discourse through an in-depth analysis of structures, processes and content in YouTube discourse. YouTube is often seen as no more than a place to watch videos, but this book argues that YouTube and YouTube pages can also…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Professional Communication

    Edited by Vijay Bhatia, Stephen Bremner

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Professional Communication provides a broad coverage of the key areas where language and professional communication intersect and gives a comprehensive account of the field. The four main sections of the Handbook cover: Approaches to Professional…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

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