LINGUIST List 22.2638

Fri Jun 24 2011

Books: Applied Linguistics/General Linguistics/Sociolinguistics: Crystal

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        1.     Tara Thomas , Internet Linguistics: Crystal

Message 1: Internet Linguistics: Crystal
Date: 22-Jun-2011
From: Tara Thomas <>
Subject: Internet Linguistics: Crystal
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Title: Internet Linguistics Subtitle: A Student Guide Published: 2011 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

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Author: David Crystal Electronic: ISBN: 9780203830901 Pages: 182 Price: U.K. £ 16.99
Electronic: ISBN: 9780203830901 Pages: 182 Price: U.K. £ 27.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415602686 Pages: 182 Price: U.S. $ 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415602686 Pages: 182 Price: U.K. £ 60.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415602716 Pages: 182 Price: U.S. $ 27.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415602716 Pages: 182 Price: U.K. £ 16.99

The Internet is now an integral part of contemporary life, and linguists areincreasingly studying its influence on language. In this student-friendlyguidebook, leading language authority Professor David Crystal follows onfrom his landmark bestseller "Language and the Internet" and presents thearea as a new field: Internet linguistics.

In his engaging trademark style, Crystal addresses the online linguisticissues that affect us on a daily basis, incorporating real-life examples drawnfrom his own studies and personal involvement with Internet companies. Heprovides new linguistic analyses of Twitter, Internet security, and onlineadvertising, explores the evolving multilingual character of the Internet, andoffers illuminating observations about a wide range of online behaviour, fromspam to exclamation marks.

Including many activities and suggestions for further research, this is theessential introduction to a critical new field for students of all levels ofEnglish language, linguistics and new media.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics                             General Linguistics                             Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Written In: English (eng )

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