Discourse Analysis: An Introduction - Continuum Discourse (Hardback)
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Discourse Analysis: An Introduction - Continuum Discourse (Hardback)

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Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 30/08/2012
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This is the new edition of Discourse Analysis: An Introduction, an accessible and widely-used introduction to the analysis of discourse. In its ten chapters the book examines different approaches to discourse, looking at discourse and society, discourse and pragmatics, discourse and genre, discourse and conversation, discourse grammar, corpus-based approaches to discourse and critical discourse analysis. The book includes the following features: -A full companion website, featuring student and lecturer resources -A new chapter on multimodal discourse analysis -Chapter summaries outlining the key areas covered -Updated examples drawn from film, television, the media and everyday life -Explanations of technical terms in each chapter -Discussion tasks and data analysis projects at the end of each chapter -Student exercises and answer keys for each chapter -Suggestions for further reading. This engagingly written introduction to discourse analysis is essential for students encountering discourse analysis for the first time, whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level. It should be on every reading list.

Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation
ISBN: 9781441173737
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 726 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised ed.


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..".students and researchers interested in discourse analysis should possess a copy of the book. Though the subtitle labels it an introduction to discourse analysis, the pages of the book provide simple yet shrewd coverage. Paltridge's book is an invaluable addition to the reading list of beginners and experienced discourse analysts." --Inas Youssef Mahfouz (Ain Shams University, Egypt), Linguist List

"Overall, this book is an easy-to-read introduction to the field, while its depth and scope make it a comprehensive reference point for those experienced in discourse analysis." --Karen Haines, Unitec

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