LINGUIST List 13.1473

Thu May 23 2002

Books: Discourse Analysis:The Language of Television

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  1. jleppig, The Language of Television by Marshall & Werndly

Message 1: The Language of Television by Marshall & Werndly

Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 17:08:49 +0000
From: jleppig <>
Subject: The Language of Television by Marshall & Werndly

Title: The Language of Television
Series Title: Intertext
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Author: Jill Marshall 
Author: Angela Werndly 

Paperback: ISBN: 0415251192, Pages: 128, Price: 23.95
Comment: Series Editors: Adrian Beard, Ronald Carter, and Angela Goddard


The Language of Television provides an extensive history of British
television, which has left an indelible mark on television in the
United States. Exploring a range of genres from soap operas to
"reality TV," Jill Marshall and Angela Werndly also analyze TV
scheduling and listings and includes extracts from scripts of popular
TV programs, including Queer as Folk. For anyone interested in the
complex semiotics and discourse of television, this book is not to be

Lingfield(s): Discourse Analysis

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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