Working with Discourse: Meaning Beyond the Clause

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Bloomsbury Academic, May 27, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 293 pages
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This book is for researchers and students interested in exploring how speakers and writers construe meaning through discourse. It draws on tools for discourse analysis developed in systemic functional linguistics and register and genre theory but requires no prior knowledge of functional linguistics, avoiding academic complexity wherever possible. Rather it builds a highly accessible set of analytic tools that can be used with ease by workers from a range of disciplines, including educational research, critical discourse analysis, cultural studies, text linguistics and language and literacy teaching.

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J. R. Martin is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sydney, Australia. David Rose is a Research Fellow in Education and an Honorary Associate in Linguistics, University of Sydney.

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