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Title: Researching Intertextual Reading
Written By: Stephen Bax
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?430769
Series Title: Contemporary Studies in Descriptive Linguistics - Volume 25
Description:

Intertextuality in reading – namely the way in which written texts refer to other texts – has recently attracted attention in the field of linguistics and related disciplines. This book offers a unique look at the operation of intertextuality in real-world texts and the role of readers’ cognitive processes in responding to intertextuality.

The first part of the book presents innovative research into how intertextuality operates within a corpus of authentic texts. It then draws on that analysis to propose a comprehensive framework by means of which types of intertextual reference in texts can be classified and explained. The second part provides a rare example of an empirical research study into readers’ cognitive processes as they encounter intertextuality.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783034307697
Pages: 355
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