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  1. The Discourse of Public Participation Media

    From talk show to Twitter

    By Joanna Thornborrow

    The Discourse of Public Participation Media takes a fresh look at what ‘ordinary’ people are doing on air – what they say, and how and where they get to say it. Using techniques of discourse analysis to explore the construction of participant identities in a range of different public...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Power Talk

    Language and Interaction in Institutional Discourse

    By Joanna Thornborrow

    Series: Real Language Series

    The concept of social power, who holds it and how they use it is a widely debated subject particularly in the field of discourse analysis, and the wider arena of sociolinguistics. In her new book,Joanna Thornborrow challenges the received notion that power is necessarily held by some speakers and...

    Published December 18th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Patterns in Language

    Stylistics for Students of Language and Literature

    By Joanna Thornborrow, Shân Wareing

    Series: Interface

    Patterns in Language addresses the real needs of students in modular systems who may not have a background either in traditional literature or in linguistic theory.This student-friendly textbook uses the principles of linguistic analysis to investigate the aesthetic use of language in literary (and...

    Published March 5th 1998 by Routledge

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