LINGUIST List 22.711

Fri Feb 11 2011

Books: Discourse Analysis/Text/Corpus Ling: Álvarez-Benito et al. (Eds)

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        1.     Chris Humphrey , Discourse and Politics: Álvarez-Benito, Fernández-Díaz, Mª Íñigo-Mora (Eds)

Message 1: Discourse and Politics: Álvarez-Benito, Fernández-Díaz, Mª Íñigo-Mora (Eds)
Date: 23-Dec-2010
From: Chris Humphrey <>
Subject: Discourse and Politics: Álvarez-Benito, Fernández-Díaz, Mª Íñigo-Mora (Eds)
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Title: Discourse and Politics Published: 2010 Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Editor: Gloria Álvarez-Benito Editor: Gabriela Fernández-Díaz Editor: Isabel Mª Íñigo-Mora Hardback: ISBN: 9781443803342 Pages: 270 Price: U.K. £ 39.99

Please note: This is a new version of a previously announced text.

Drawing on political discourse from a wide rage of settings andperspectives, this book is set to provide a descriptive and analytical toolfor examining political discourse and will be welcomed by anyone interestedin discourse analysis in general, and in political discourse in particular.

Topics covered in this book include the study of political discoursestyles, the use of rhetorical strategies (vocabulary, metaphors,quotations, parentheticals, etc.), the relation between political discourseand society (legitimization, the private-public interface, identities),role of gestures in relation to speech, methods for analysing politicaldiscourse, and how to build and exploit a political language corpus.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis                             Text/Corpus Linguistics
Written In: English (eng )

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