The Bloomsbury Companion to Discourse Analysis (häftad)
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Hyland, Ken (red.)/Paltridge, Brian (red.)
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The Bloomsbury Companion to Discourse Analysis (häftad)

The Bloomsbury Companion to Discourse Analysis

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Originally published as The Continuum Companion to Discourse Analysis, this book is designed to be the essential one-volume resource for advanced students and academics. This companion offers a comprehensive and accessible reference resource to research in contemporary discourse studies. In 21 chapters written by leading figures in the field, the volume provides readers with an authoritative overview of key terms, methods and current research topics and directions. It offers both a survey of current research and gives more practical guidance for advanced study in the area. The volume covers all the most important issues, concepts, movements and approaches in the field and features a glossary of key terms in the area of discourse analysis. It is the complete resource for postgraduate students and researchers working within discourse studies, applied linguistics, TESOL and the social sciences.
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The Bloomsbury Companion to Discourse Analysis, edited by Ken Hyland and Brian Paltridge, is a state-of-the art one-volume resource for advanced students and academics. It is a comprehensive and well-structured reference source for research in contemporary discourse studies. The twenty-one chapters are written by leading experts in the field, providing readers with an authoritative overview of key terms, methods, and current research topics and directions, at the same time giving practical advice for advanced study in the area. * The Year's Work in English Studies * Overall, this book stands as a comprehensive and authoritative reference resource for research currently being conducted in the field of discourse studies. The pellucid organization of this collection provides readers with a wealth of information on the history, theory, methodology and current trends of discourse research. One of the book's outstanding features is the transparency of connections between the writings of various authors, which serves to fuse the collection into a coherent whole and to assist readers in recognizing and internalizing these connections. -- Jixian Pang and Jun Chen, School of International Studies, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China * Discourse Studies * A valuable [collection] ... Undoubtedly, many chapters of The Bloomsbury Companion to Discourse Analysis will find their way into course reading lists at third year undergraduate and Masters levels. * New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics * A rich all-encompassing textbook which succeeds in covering all concepts, movements, and approaches related to discourse in one invaluable volume ... The almost symmetrical structure of the two parts of the book reflects the meticulous choices editors have made to put this volume in its current state. The internal organization of the chapters makes them easy to read and understand ... Overall, this volume is an invaluable reference for researchers interested in discourse analysis. The chapters are not only carefully chosen and accurately organized, but they are also written by experienced scholars. The content, clarity, logical organization, and expert guidance provided in this volume make it truly the best 'companion' to discourse analysts of all backgrounds. -- Inas Youssef Mahfouz * Linguist List * Those interested in examining the biblical writings from a sociological perspective would benefit from Ruth Wodak's essay on Critical Discourse Analysis. This discipline presupposes that the surface level of a discourse must not be taken at face value. It must be challenged thinking in order to explain and change social phenomena. ... Anyone interested in discourse analysis of any kind should purchase this work as a reference. * Exegetical Tools Quarterly * 'This book is as rich and varied a guide to the latest developments in discourse analysis as you are likely to find. The book has an all-encompassing coverage, a genuinely international cast list of contributors, numerous new and subtly inflected approaches to the topic and embraces a range of methods of doing discourse analysis in both theory and practice. It is clearly written, consistently authoritative and obviously edited with care and wisdom. It is a book that brilliantly underlines how central and fundamental discourse analysis is to so many fields of enquiry.' -- Professor Ronald Carter, School of English Studies, University of Nottingham, UK

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Ken Hyland is Chair of Applied Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Applied English Studies, University of Hong Kong. Brian Paltridge is Professor of TESOL at the University of Sydney, Australia.


Introduction by the editors \ Part I: Methods of Analysis in Discourse Research \ 1. Data Collection and Transcription in Discourse Analysis, Rodney Jones \ 2. Conversation Analysis, Sue Wilkinson and Celia Kitzinger \ 3. Critical Discourse Analysis, Ruth Wodak \ 4. Genre Analysis, Christine M. Tardy \ 5. Narrative Analysis, Mike Baynham \ 6. Discourse Analysis and Ethnography, Dwight Atkinson, Hanako Okada, and Steven Talmy \ 7. Systemic Functional Linguistics, J R. Martin \ 8. Multimodal Discourse Analysis, Kay L. O'Halloran \ 9. Corpus Approaches to the Analysis of Discourse, Bethany Gray and Douglas Biber \ Part II: Research Areas and New Directions in Discourse Research \ 10. Spoken Discourse, Joan Cutting \ 11. Academic Discourse, Ken Hyland \ 12. Discourse in the Workplace, Janet Holmes \ 13. Discourse and gender Paul Baker \ 14. News Discourse, Martin Montgomery \ 15. Discourse and Computer Mediated Communication, Julia Davies \ 16. Forensic Discourse Analysis: a work in progress, John Olsson \ 17. Discourse and Identity, Tope Omoniyi \ 18. Discourse and Race, Angel Lin and Ryuko Kubota \ 19. Classroom Discourse, Jennifer Hammond \ 20. Discourse and Intercultural Communication, John Corbett \ 21. Medical Discourse, Timothy Halkowski \ Index