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  1. Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies on the Iraq Conflict

    Wording the War

    Edited by John Morley, Paul Bayley

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This volume seeks to illustrate the fundamental role of language in political action, focusing on the war in Iraq. It combines quantitative methods, based on a sophisticated modular corpus that was queried through special software with the aim of identifying regularly occurring lexical and semantic...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Information Structure in Spoken Arabic

    Edited by Jonathan Owens, Alaa Elgibali

    Series: Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series

    This book explores speakers’ intentions, and the structural and pragmatic resources they employ, in spoken Arabic – which is different in many essential respects from literary Arabic. Based on new empirical findings from across the Arabic world this book elucidates the many ways in which context...

    Published February 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Corpus Approaches to Evaluation

    Phraseology and Evaluative Language

    By Susan Hunston

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book applies a set of corpus investigation techniques to the study of evaluation, or stance, or affect, in naturally-occurring discourse. Evaluative language indicates opinions, attitudes, and judgments. It is an important part of activities such as persuading someone that a particular...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Figurative Language Comprehension

    Social and Cultural Influences

    Edited by Herbert L. Colston, Albert N. Katz

    Figurative language, such as verbal irony, metaphor, hyperbole, idioms, and other forms is an increasingly important subfield within the empirical study of language comprehension and use. Figurative Language Comprehension: Social and Cultural Influences is an edited scholarly book that ties...

    Published January 29th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Stories and Social Media

    Identities and Interaction

    By Ruth E. Page

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book examines everyday stories of personal experience that are published online in contemporary forms of social media. Taking examples from discussion boards, blogs, social network sites, microblogging sites, wikis, collaborative and participatory storytelling projects, Ruth Page explores how...

    Published January 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Discourse in English Language Education

    By John Flowerdew

    Discourse in English Language Education introduces students to the major concepts and questions in Discourse Studies and their applications to language education. Each chapter draws on key research to examine critically a particular approach in the field, providing a review of important literature,...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Narratives of Identity and Place

    By Stephanie Taylor

    Changes of residence are common in contemporary Western societies. Traditional connections to birthplaces, home towns and countries are broken as people relocate and migrate, yet where they live remains significant to people’s identity and stories of who they are. This book investigates the...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Neurorhetorics

    Edited by Jordynn Jack

    Series: Rhetoric Society Quarterly

    In academia, as well as in popular culture, the prefix "neuro-" now occurs with startling frequency. Scholars now publish research in the fields of neuroeconomics, neurophilosophy, neuromarketing, neuropolitics, and neuroeducation. Consumers are targeted with enhanced products and services, such as...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Pragmatics of Literary Testimony

    Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies

    By Chantelle Warner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    In this book, Warner examines a number of German-language literary autobiographies that are connected to diverse social movements of the last forty years. These books have all received critical attention from the popular press, topped bestseller lists, and have been pivotal in discussions of...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Skills of Document Use

    From Text Comprehension to Web-Based Learning

    By Jean-Francois Rouet

    The Skills of Document Use: From Text Comprehension to Web-Based Learning examines functional literacy from a psychological standpoint. It offers a comprehensive discussion of the cognitive skills involved in reading, comprehending, and making use of complex documents. Understanding such skills is...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge