LINGUIST List 26.5220

Fri Nov 20 2015

Books: Representation of the British Suffrage Movement: Gupta

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>


Date: 07-Nov-2015
From: Lianna Iwanikiw <lianna.iwanikiwbloomsbury.com>
Subject: Representation of the British Suffrage Movement: Gupta
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Title: Representation of the British Suffrage Movement
Series Title: Corpus and Discourse
Published: 2015
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
                http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/

Book URL: http://www.bloomsbury.com/representation-of-the-british-suffrage-movement-9781472570895/

Author: Kat Gupta
Electronic: ISBN: 9781472570901 Pages: 272 Price: U.K. £ 74.99 Comment: PDF
Electronic: ISBN: 9781472570918 Pages: 272 Price: U.K. £ 74.99 Comment: EPUB
Hardback: ISBN: 9781472570895 Pages: 288 Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Abstract:

Focussing on The Times, this monograph uses corpus linguistics to examine how suffrage campaigners' different ideologies were conflated in the newspaper over a crucial time period for the movement - 1908 to 1914, leading up to the Representation of the People Act in 1918.

Looking particularly at representations of suffrage campaigners' support of or opposition to military action, Gupta uses a range of methodological approaches drawn from corpus linguistics, discourse analysis and CDA. These include: collocation analysis, examination of consistent significant collocates and van Leeuwen's taxonomy of social actors.

The book offers an innovative insight into contemporary public understanding of the suffrage campaign with implications for researchers examining large, complex protest movements.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Sociolinguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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