over 500 index entries covering frequently used concepts that are accurately defined with examples throughout the text;
more than 150 test-yourself questions, all elaborately answered, which are ideal for self-study;
nearly 100 assignments that provide ample material for lecturers to focus on specific topics in their courses.
Jan Renkema is Emeritus Professor of Discourse Quality at the Department of Communication and Information Sciences at Tilburg University, The Netherlands. He is also editor of Discourse, of Course (2009) and author of The Texture of Discourse (2009). In 2009, a Chinese edition of Introduction to Discourse Studies was published by Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press.
Christoph Schubert is Full Professor of English Linguistics at Vechta University, Germany. He is author of an Introduction to English text linguistics (2nd ed. 2012) and co-editor of Pragmatic Perspectives on Postcolonial Discourse (2016) and Variational Text Linguistics (2016).
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Co
Number of pages: 453
Weight: 1030 g
Dimensions: 245 x 174 mm
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