The Language of Sport

The Language of Sport

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The Language of Sport:
* looks in detail at the language of sports-talk including commentary and 'new sportswriting'
* explores linguistic representation of related issues such as gender, national/regional identity
* examines the way sport sells itself as an agent of social cohesion and as a way to sell other products
* includes BBC, ITV and radio transcripts of such sporting events as Euro '96
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 171 x 248 x 6.86mm | 227g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • glossary
  • 0415169119
  • 9780415169110
  • 807,896

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