Approaches to Discourse
Language as Social Interaction
By (author) Deborah Schiffrin
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Approaches to Discourse by Deborah Schiffrin
Book DescriptionThis is a guide to the various frameworks, concepts, and methods available for the analysis of discourse within linguistics. It compares six dominant approaches to discourse analysis: speech act theory, pragmatics, ethnomethodology, interactional sociolinguistics, ethnography of communication, and variation theory. The author not only considers each approach from several standpoints but she also illustrates them through extensive applications to a variety of concrete social and linguistic problems facing discourse analysts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631166238
(245mm x 174mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Nov-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Deborah Schiffrin
Handbook of Discourse Analysis, Hardback (May 2015)
The second edition of the highly successful Handbook of Discourse Analysis has been expanded and thoroughly updated to reflect the very latest research to have developed since the original publication, including new theoretical paradigms and discourse-analytic models, in an authoritative two-volume set.
Telling Stories, Paperback (March 2010)
Narratives are fundamental to our lives: we dream, plan, complain, endorse, entertain, teach, learn, and reminisce through telling stories. This title illustrates how narratives build bridges among language, identity, interaction, society, and culture.
Discourse and Identity, Hardback (June 2006)
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In Other Words, Hardback (February 2006)» View all books by Deborah Schiffrin
Explores the ways that words and meanings are re-used in new contexts for new listeners.
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Author Biography - Deborah Schiffrin
Deborah Schiffrin is Associate Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University. She is author of Discourse Markers (1987).
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