The Language of Magazines

The Language of Magazines

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The Language of Magazines:
*shows how linguistic techniques such as puns and presuppositions are used by magazines to capture our attention
*examines how image and text combine to produce meaning
*discusses how ideological messages are conveyed
*analyses how the sexes are constructed through language
*looks at how magazines relate to culture
*explores a wide variety of magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Mens Health, Bliss, Diva, FHM, Sugar and Viz.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 171 x 248 x 8.64mm | 227g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 32 b&w photographs
  • 0415214246
  • 9780415214247
  • 78,818

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The Language of Magazines
*shows how linguistic techniques such as puns and presuppositions are
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Review quote

'This book is a helpful textbook for students of language and linguistics ... it is very easy to read and as such also a useful and entertaining book to everybody who wants to view his or her magazines a bit more critically.' - Irmeli Helin, Linguist List
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About Linda McLoughlin

Linda McLoughlin is a part-time lecturer in English language at Edge Hill College, Ormskirk, Lancashire. She has designed and taught BA and MA courses in English language, specialising in language and gender.
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