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LINGUIST List 20.2069

Wed Jun 03 2009

Books: Discourse Analysis/Pragmatics/Text&Corpus Ling: Jucker (Ed)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Early Modern English News Discourse: Jucker (Ed)

Message 1: Early Modern English News Discourse: Jucker (Ed)
Date: 03-Jun-2009
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Early Modern English News Discourse: Jucker (Ed)
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Title: Early Modern English News Discourse
Subtitle: Newspapers, pamphlets and scientific news discourse
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 187
Published: 2009
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=P%26bns%20187

Editor: Andreas H. Jucker
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027289476 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027289476 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027254320 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027254320 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Abstract:

In Early Modern Britain, new publication channels were developed and new
textual genres established themselves. News discourse became increasingly
more important and reached wider audiences, with pamphlets as the first
real mass media. Newspapers appeared, first on a weekly and then on a daily
basis. And scientific news discourse in the form of letters exchanged
between fellow scholars turned into academic journals. The papers in this
volume provide state-of-the art analyses of these developments.

The first part of the volume contains studies of early newspapers that
range from reports of crime and punishment to want ads, and from traces of
religious language in early newspapers to the use of imperatives. The
second part is devoted to pamphlets and provides detailed analyses of news
reporting and of impoliteness strategies. The last section is devoted to
scientific news discourse and traces the early publication formats in their
various manifestations.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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