Analysing Discourse
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Analysing Discourse : Textual Analysis for Social Research

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Analysing Discourse is an accessible introductory textbook for all students and researchers working with real language data.


Drawing on a range of social theorists from Bourdieu to Habermas, as well as his own research, Norman Fairclough's book presents a form of language analysis with a consistently social perspective. His approach is illustrated by and investigated through a range of real texts, from written texts, to a TV debate about the monarchy and a radio broadcast about the Lockerbie bombing. The student-friendly book also offers accessible summaries, an appendix of example texts, and a glossary of terms and key theorists.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 15.49mm | 431g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415258936
  • 9780415258937
  • 100,299

Table of contents

Part 1: Social Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Text Analysis 1. Introduction 2. Texts, Social Events, and Social Practices 3. Intertextuality and Assumptions Part 2: Genres and Action 4. Genres 5. Meaning Relations between Sentences and Clauses 6. Types of Exchange, Speech Functions, and Grammatical Mood Part 3: Discourses and Representations 7. Discourses 8. Representations of Social Events Part 4: Styles and Identities 9. Styles 10. Modality and Evaluation 11. Conclusion
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