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Fri Nov 04 2011

Books: Discourse Analysis/Sociolinguistics: Thurlow, Mroczek (Eds)

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        1.     Allison Finkel , Digital Discourse: Thurlow, Mroczek (Eds)


Message 1: Digital Discourse: Thurlow, Mroczek (Eds)
Date: 03-Nov-2011
From: Allison Finkel <allison.finkeloup.com>
Subject: Digital Discourse: Thurlow, Mroczek (Eds)
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Title: Digital Discourse
Subtitle: Language in the New Media
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics
Published: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
                http://www.oup.com/us

Book URL: us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Linguistics/SociolinguisticsAnthropologicalL/?view=usa&ci=9780

Editor: Crispin Thurlow
Editor: Kristine Mroczek
Hardback: ISBN: 9780199795437 Pages: 408 Price: U.S. $ 99.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780199795444 Pages: 408 Price: U.S. $ 35.00 Comment: £22.50
Abstract:

Digital Discourse offers a distinctly sociolinguistic perspective on the nature
of language in digital technologies. It starts by simply bringing new media
sociolinguistics up to date, addressing current technologies like instant
messaging, textmessaging, blogging, photo-sharing, mobile phones, gaming,
social network sites, and video sharing. Chapters cover a range of
communicative contexts (journalism, gaming, tourism, leisure, performance,
public debate), communicators (professional and lay, young people and
adults, intimates and groups), and languages (Irish, Hebrew, Chinese,
Finnish, Japanese, German, Greek, Arabic, and French). The volume is
organized around topics of primary interest to sociolinguists, including genre,
style and stance. With commentaries from the two most internationally
recognized scholars of new media discourse (Naomi Baron and Susan
Herring) and essays by well-established scholars and new voices in
sociolinguistics, the volume will be more current, more diverse, and more
thematically unified than any other collection on the topic.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            Finnish (fin)
                            French (fra)
                            German (deu)
                            Greek, Modern (ell)
                            Hebrew (heb)
                            Irish (gle)
                            Japanese (jpn)

Written In: English (eng )

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