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LINGUIST List 20.4173

Sun Dec 06 2009

Books: Discourse Analysis/Pragmatics: Suomela-Salmi, Dervin (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Academic Discourse: Suomela-Salmi, Dervin (Eds)

Message 1: Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Academic Discourse: Suomela-Salmi, Dervin (Eds)
Date: 06-Dec-2009
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Academic Discourse: Suomela-Salmi, Dervin (Eds)
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Title: Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Academic
Discourse
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 193
Published: 2009
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=P%26bns%20193

Editor: Eija Suomela-Salmi
Editor: Fred Dervin
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288738 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288738 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027254375 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027254375 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Abstract:

The goal of this volume is to examine academic discourse (AD) from
cross-linguistic and cross-cultural perspectives. The adjective
Cross-cultural in the volume title is not just limited to national
contexts but also includes a cross-disciplinary perspective. Twelve
scientific fields are under scrutiny in the articles. One of the unique
aspects of the volume is the inclusion of a variety of foreign languages
(English (as a lingua franca), Spanish, French, Swedish, Russian, German,
Italian, and Norwegian). Besides, in several articles dealing with oral AD,
comparisons and parallels are also established with written AD. The
research methodologies used in the studies are varied and they offer an
overview of the diversity and richness of approaches to AD. All in all, it
is hoped that the volume appeals not only to young researchers but also to
confirmed scholars interested in cross-linguistic and cross-cultural
aspects of AD. It will also be of interest to language teachers or teachers
who are involved with e.g. international students and academic mobility.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics

Written In: English (eng )

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