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Title: Das Konzept »Islam« [“Islam” as Concept]
Subtitle: Eine diskurslinguistische Untersuchung
Written By: Nina Kalwa
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/204621?format=G
Series Title: De Gruyter Sprache und Wissen 14
Description:

The notions of Islam that are prevalent in the public imagination are founded and shaped by public discourse itself. This study examines the process by which perceptions of Islam are constructed using the methods of lexical semantics, discourse analysis, and corpus linguistics. This specific combination of methods illustrates the unique textual and discursive potentials of contemporary linguistics.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Semantics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110309263
Pages: 330
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110309973
Pages: 330
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95