Bloomsbury Companion to Discourse Analysis

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Ken Hyland, Brian Paltridge
Bloomsbury Academic, May 5, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 393 pages
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Originally published as The Continuum Companion to Discourse Analysis, this book is designed to be the essential one-volume resource for advanced students and academics.




This companion offers a comprehensive and accessible reference resource to research in contemporary discourse studies. In 21 chapters written by leading figures in the field, the volume provides readers with an authoritative overview of key terms, methods and current research topics and directions. It offers both a survey of current research and gives more practical guidance for advanced study in the area.




The volume covers all the most important issues, concepts, movements and approaches in the field and features a glossary of key terms in the area of discourse
analysis. It is the complete resource for postgraduate students and researchers working within discourse studies, applied linguistics, TESOL and the social sciences.

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About the author (2011)

Ken Hyland is Chair of Applied Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Applied English Studies, University of Hong Kong. Brian Paltridge is Professor of TESOL at the University of Sydney, Australia.

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