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Description - Discourse Analysis by Barbara Johnstone

Fully revised and updated throughout, the new edition of Discourse Analysis is a user-friendly textbook for students taking their first course in linguistic approaches to discourse. Second edition of a popular introductory textbook, combining breadth of coverage, practical examples, and student-friendly features Includes new sections on metaphor, framing, stance and style, multimodal discourse, and Gricean pragmatics Considers a variety of approaches to the subject, including critical discourse analysis, conversation analysis, interactional and variationist sociolinguistics, ethnography, corpus linguistics, and other qualitative and quantitative methods Features detailed descriptions of the results of discourse analysts work Retains and expands the useful student features, including discussion questions, exercises, and ideas for small research projects.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405144278
ISBN-10: 1405144270
Format: Paperback
(243mm x 174mm x 18mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Barbara Johnstone

Barbara Johnstone is Professor of Rhetoric and Linguistics at Carnegie Mellon University and editor of the journal Language in Society. She is the author of Repetition in Arabic Discourse (1990), Stories, Community, and Place: Narratives from Middle America (1990), The Linguistic Individual (1996), and Qualitative Methods in Sociolinguistics (2001), in addition to many articles and book chapters.

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