Discourse Analysis An Introduction

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-11-01
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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This is the new edition of Discourse Analysis: An Introduction, an accessibleand widely-used introduction to the analysis of discourse. In its ten chapters the book examines different approaches to discourse, looking at discourse andsociety, discourse and pragmatics, discourse and genre, discourse and conversation, discourse grammar, corpus-based approaches to discourse andcritical discourse analysis. The book includes the following features: -A fullcompanion 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 Thisengagingly written introduction to discourse analysis is essential for studentsencountering discourse analysis for the first time, whether at undergraduate orpostgraduate level. It should be on every reading list.

Table of Contents

1. What is discourse analysis? \ 2. Discourse and society \3. Discourse and pragmatics \ 4. Discourse and genre \ 5. Discourse and conversation \ 6. Discourse grammar \ 7. Corpus approaches to discourse analysis \ 8. Multimodal discourse analysis\ 9. Critical discourse analysis\ 10. Doing discourse analysis \ Bibliography \ Appendix: Answers to the exercises\ Glossary \ Index

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