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Discourse and genre : analysing language in context / Stephen Bax.

By: Bax, Stephen.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Description: xii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780230217973 (pbk.).Subject(s): Discourse analysis -- Language arts & disciplines - study & teaching -- Language arts & disciplines - linguistics -- Language arts & disciplines - generalDDC classification: 401.41
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction: Why This Book is as it is * How Do We Understand Language? * What is Discourse? * What is Discourse Analysis? * How Ideas and Sentences Link Up: Grammar, Lexis and Cohesion -- * Discourse and the Human Mind: Concepts, Schemas, Scripts and Genres * Five Genre Modes * -- Spoken Genres: Interacting Mode * More Spoken Genres: Interacting, Narrating, Describing, Sequencing * Written Genres in Different Modes * Texts Referring to Other Texts: Intertextuality -- * Doing Discourse Analysis * Conclusion * Bibliography.
Summary: "This accessible guide to discourse employs an innovative, inductive approach, with a clear focus on genre that allows students to examine language in context. Using real texts, students are shown how each dimension of discourse links together and are offered practical guidance on how to carry out a discourse analysis project"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-207) and index.

Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction: Why This Book is as it is * How Do We Understand Language? * What is Discourse? * What is Discourse Analysis? * How Ideas and Sentences Link Up: Grammar, Lexis and Cohesion -- * Discourse and the Human Mind: Concepts, Schemas, Scripts and Genres * Five Genre Modes * -- Spoken Genres: Interacting Mode * More Spoken Genres: Interacting, Narrating, Describing, Sequencing * Written Genres in Different Modes * Texts Referring to Other Texts: Intertextuality -- * Doing Discourse Analysis * Conclusion * Bibliography.

"This accessible guide to discourse employs an innovative, inductive approach, with a clear focus on genre that allows students to examine language in context. Using real texts, students are shown how each dimension of discourse links together and are offered practical guidance on how to carry out a discourse analysis project"-- Provided by publisher.

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