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Discourse Analysis An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0748620451

ISBN-13: 9780748620456

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Alexandra Georgakopoulou, Dionysis Goutsos

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...a scholarly and ambitious work, which attempts to integrate insights from many theoretical positions on discourse-all the gurus are there...The reader activities should be of considerable interest to all teachers and students in the field of discourse studies. The texts are immensely diverse, ranging from plot summaries to NYPD Blue, to excerpts from books by Stephen Hawking and Peter Hoeg, to comments by Sviatoslav Richter -Jenny Miller (University of Queensland), Discourse and Society "...characterised by in-depth discussions of theoretical issues, accompanied by profound practical analyses of authentic data... a guide to the analysis of narrative and non-narrative authentic texts that combines a structure-oriented and a function-oriented viewpoint." Wolfram Bublitz (University of Augsburg), Zeitschrift fr Anglistik und Amerikanistik A clear and lively introduction to the current trends in theory, method and tools of discourse studies.This book is a valuable guide for students and teachers of linguistics as well as those with an interest in the linguistic methods of analysing discourse (media, rhetoric and stylistics, pragmatics, communication studies, etc). * Comprehensive, accessible, state-of-the-art textbook * Close analyses of a wide range of narrative and non-narrative texts, both spoken and written * Emphasis on practical text analysis: includes guided activities for self-study or use in a classroom * Suggestions for further reading in each chapter. This revised second edition registers key changes in a rapidly expanding area and thoroughly updates suggestions for further reading and the bibliography.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 7/5/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Stephen Unwin is Artistic Director of the English Touring Theatre & the co-author of "A Pocket Guide to Shakespeare's Plays" (Faber, 1999).

Dionysis Goutsos is Assistant Professor in text linguistics at the University of Athens.

The study of discourse
The modes of discourse
Discourse units and relations
Discourse organisation
Structures and functions
Narrative and non-narrative in interaction
Emerging perspectives on discourse