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Title: Evaluation in Text: Authorial Stance and the Construction of Discourse
Edited By: Susan Hunston
Geoffrey Thompson
Description:

Long neglected as a focus of linguistic research, evaluation in its various guises is now being recognized as a crucial aspect of any study of discourse. In this book, writers coming from different standpoints are brought together, providing a unique profile of the topic from several perspectives. These perpectives include: Systemic Linguistics, Narrative, Corpus Linguistics, and Discourse Analysis. Contents: 1. Evaluation, Geoff Thompson and Susan Hunston 2. Persuasive Rhetoric in Linguistics, Michael Hoey 3. Corpus-based Analysis of Evaluative Lexis, Joanna Channell 4. Adverbial Marking of Stance in Speech and Writing, Susan Conrad and Douglas Biber 5. A Local Grammar of Evaluation, Susan Hunston and John Sinclair 6. Evaluating Evaluation in Narrative, Martin Cortazzi and Lixian Jin 7. Evaluation and Organization in Text, Geoff Thompson and Jianglin Zhou 8. Beyond Exchange, J. R. Martin 9. Evaluation and the Planes of Discourse, Susan Hunston References

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198238541
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 240 p
Prices: $72.00

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198299869
ISBN-13: N/A