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Understanding Semantics, Second Edition

by Sebastian Löbner

Understanding Semantics, Second Edition, provides an engaging and accessible introduction to linguistic semantics. The first part takes the reader through a step-by-step guide to the main phenomena and notions...


Brain, Mind and the Signifying Body: An Ecosocial Semiotic Theory

by Paul Thibault

Thought always exaggerates' Hannah Arendt writes. The question of exaggeration becomes a philosophical question when thought endeavours to clarify the ways in which it relates to limits. If its disclosing force...


Historical Corpus Stylistics: Media, Technology and Change

by Patrick Studer

This book analyzes how news discourse was shaped over time by external factors, such as the historical context, news production, technological innovation and current affairs, and as such both conformed to and...


Film Discourse Interpretation: Towards a New Paradigm for Multimodal Film Analysis

by Janina Wildfeuer

This book contributes to the analysis of film from a multimodal and textual perspective by extending formal semantics into the realm of multimodal discourse analysis. It accounts for both the inferential as...


Corporate Discourse

by Ruth Breeze

Corporate discourse examines business communication practices from a discourse perspective, looking in detail at the ways in which corporations around the world communicate with individuals, with other collective...


Evaluation and Stance in War News: A Linguistic Analysis of American, British and Italian Television News Reporting of the 2003 Iraqi War

by Louann Haarman & Linda Lombardo

In a world in which advanced communication technologies have made the reporting of disasters and conflicts (also in the form of breaking news) a familiar and �normalised' activity, the information we present...


A Critical Hypertext Analysis of Social Media: The True Colours of Facebook

by Volker Eisenlauer

Facebook, in just a few years, has become one of the central tools people use to communicate with each other in everyday life. However, the perceived freedom of action on the site and the actual processes that...


Metaphor and Intercultural Communication

by Andreas Musolff, Fiona MacArthur & Giulio Pagani

Metaphor and Intercultural Communication examines in detail the dynamics of metaphor in interlingual contact, translation and globalization processes. Its case-studies, which combine methods of cognitive metaphor...


The Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics

by Jeannette Littlemore & John R. Taylor

The Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics is a comprehensive and accessible reference resource to research in contemporary cognitive linguistics. Written by leading figures in the field, the volume provides...


The Discourse of Online Consumer Reviews

by Camilla Vasquez

The Discourse of Online Reviews is the first book to provide an account of the discursive, pragmatic and rhetorical features of this rapidly growing form of technologically-mediated communication. Examining...


Aboutness

by Stephen Yablo

Aboutness has been studied from any number of angles. Brentano made it the defining feature of the mental. Phenomenologists try to pin down the aboutness-features of particular mental states. Materialists sometimes...


Working with Spanish Corpora

by Giovanni Parodi

The main focus of this book is the investigation of linguistic variation in Spanish, considering spoken and written, specialised and non-specialised registers from a corpus linguistics approach and employing...


Working with Portuguese Corpora

by Tony Berber Sardinha & Telma de Lurdes São Bento Ferreira

Although Portuguese is one of the main world languages and researchers have been working on Portuguese electronic text collections for decades (e.g. Kelly, 1970; Biderman, 1978; Bacelar do Nascimento et al.,...


Discourse Studies Reader: Essential Excerpts

by Ken Hyland

Since 2005, the Continuum Discourse series, under the

editorship of Professor Ken Hyland, has published some of the most cutting-edge

work in the field of discourse analysis.This edited collection offers a showcase...


Using Corpora to Analyze Gender

by Paul Baker

Corpus linguistics uses specialist software to identify linguistic patterns in large computerised collections of text - patterns which then must be interpreted and explained by human researchers.

This book critically...


Studies of Laughter in Interaction

by Phillip Glenn & Elizabeth Holt

Laughter is pervasive in interaction yet often overlooked in the research. This volume presents a collection of original studies revealing the highly-ordered, complex, and important phenomenon of laughter in...


Introducing English Semantics, Second Edition

by Charles W. Kreidler

Introducing English Semantics explores the ways in which speakers of English communicate meanings.


Language and Journalism - Richardso

by John Richardson

This book is an indispensable "cutting edge" book for students and researchers of journalism studies seeking a text that illustrates and applies a range of linguistic and discourse-analytic approaches to the...


Analyze Anything: A Guide to Critical Reading and Writing

by Gregory Fraser & Chad Davidson

How well can you decode the signs that permeate our daily lives? All of us, consciously or not, constantly engage in the acts of reading and interpreting the signs in the world around us. But how do we sharpen...


The Rhetoric of Intention in Human Affairs

by Gary C. Woodward

Assumed intentions are embedded in virtually all forms of human discussion. The Rhetoric of Intention in Human Affairs draws on a vast range of resources to describe the social and psychological forces at work...