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LINGUIST List 22.433

Mon Jan 24 2011

Books: Discourse Analysis/Translation/Applied Ling: Dynel (Ed)

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        1.     Chris Humphrey , Advances in Discourse Approaches: Dynel (Ed)

Message 1: Advances in Discourse Approaches: Dynel (Ed)
Date: 23-Dec-2010
From: Chris Humphrey <chumphreyc-s-p.org>
Subject: Advances in Discourse Approaches: Dynel (Ed)
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Title: Advances in Discourse Approaches
Published: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
                http://www.c-s-p.org

Editor: Marta Dynel
Hardback: ISBN: 9781443806091 Pages: 399 Price: U.K. £ 44.99
Abstract:

Please Note: This is a new version of a previously announced text.

Taboo words, Quentin Tarantino's films, humorous dialogues from "Sex and
the City", witty advertising slogans, the Bible, Barack Obama's speeches,
or legal discourse are only a few of the topics addressed in the volume.

The study of discourse is a diversified and fast-developing field of
language research, embracing methodological proposals, discourse analyses,
comparative research, translation studies and teaching perspectives. Within
each of the approaches, theoretical frameworks and postulates abound. The
list of research topics is inexhaustible, especially that each year brings
new real-life material subject to analysis and issues to elaborate.

Each chapter is devoted to a different topic and deploys a separate
theoretical framework. The diversity of research data, methodologies and
theoretical viewpoints guarantees the volume's being a representative
sample of multifarious developments in discourse approaches. The book
should thus be an interesting resource for enterprising researchers and
students of linguistics.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis
                            Translation

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=52468


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