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Title: Discourse Analysis
Subtitle: An Introduction
URL: http://www.continuumbooks.com
Series Title: Continuum Discourse
Description:

Discourse Analysis: An Introduction is a comprehensive, accessible
introduction to discourse analysis. In a series of nine chapters the book
examines different approaches to discourse, looking at discourse and
society, discourse and pragmatics, discourse and genre, discourse and
conversation, discourse grammar, corpus-based approaches to discourse and
critical discourse analysis. The final chapter presents a practical
approach to doing discourse analysis. The book includes the following
features:
- Chapter summaries outlining the key areas covered.
- Examples drawn from films, television, newspapers, the classroom and
everyday life
- Explanations of technical terms in each of the chapters
- Tasks at the end of each chapter
- Suggestions for further reading

This engagingly written, comprehensive introduction to discourse analysis
is essential for students encountering discourse analysis for the first
time, whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level. It should be on every
reading list.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0826485561
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.K.£ 65.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 082648557X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.K.£ 17.99