Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2007
2 Rev ed
Fully revised and updated throughout, the new edition of Discourse Analysis is a user-friendly textbook for students taking their first course in linguistic approaches to discourse. * Second edition of a popular introductory textbook, combining breadth of coverage, practical examples, and student-friendly features * Includes new sections on metaphor, framing, stance and style, multimodal discourse, and Gricean pragmatics * Considers a variety of approaches to the subject, including critical discourse analysis, conversation analysis, interactional and variationist sociolinguistics, ethnography, corpus linguistics, and other qualitative and quantitative methods * Features detailed descriptions of the results of discourse analysts' work * Retains and expands the useful student features, including discussion questions, exercises, and ideas for small research projects.