From Talk Show to Twitter
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...
To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge
Language and Interaction in Institutional Discourse
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 17th 2001 by Routledge
Stylistics for Students of Language and Literature
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 4th 1998 by Routledge