Discourse Studies: A Multidisciplinary Introduction

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Teun A Van Dijk
SAGE Publications, Mar 28, 2011 - Business & Economics - 432 pages
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Discourse Studies is the largest, most complete, most diverse and only multidisciplinary introduction to the field. Now combined into a single volume, this essential handbook is fully updated from start to finish to cover contemporary debates and research literature, covers everything from grammar, narrative, argumentation, cognition and pragmatics to social, political and critical approaches, adds two new chapters on ideology and identity, and puts the student at the center, offering brand new features such as worked examples, sample analyses and recommended further reading.

Written and edited by world-class scholars in their fields, it is the essential, one-stop companion for any student of discourse analysis and discourse studies.

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Teun A. van Dijk is a Visiting Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. From 1980 to 2006 he held a personal chair as Professor of Discourse Studies at the University of Amsterdam. A world leading scholar of discourse studies and author of over 250 books and articles, he edits the SAGE journals Disourse & Society, Discourse Studies, and Discourse and Communication.

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