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Title: The Language of Gaming
Written By: Astrid Ensslin

The Language of Gaming examines the complex language of videogames and
gaming from a discourse analytical perspective. Astrid Ensslin studies the
discourses inscribed in videogames by their producers, as well as gamer and
media meta-discourses, and focal areas include gamer slang, illocution,
multimodality and narrative structures.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): None
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0230238599
ISBN-13: 9780230238596
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 16.99

Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780230238589
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 49.50