The Handbook of Discourse Analysis

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 30, 2015 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 976 pages
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The second edition of the highly successful Handbook of Discourse Analysis has been expanded and thoroughly updated to reflect the very latest research to have developed since the original publication, including new theoretical paradigms and discourse-analytic models, in an authoritative two-volume set.

  • Twenty new chapters highlight emerging trends and the latest areas of research
  • Contributions reflect the range, depth, and richness of current research in the field
  • Chapters are written by internationally-recognized leaders in their respective fields, constituting a Who’s Who of Discourse Analysis
  • A vital resource for scholars and students in discourse studies as well as for researchers in related fields who seek authoritative overviews of discourse analytic issues, theories, and methods

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Introduction to the First Edition
I Linguistic Analysis of Discourse
II Approaches and Methodologies
III The Individual Society and Culture
IV Discourse in RealWorld Contexts
Author Index
Subject Index

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About the author (2015)

Deborah Tannen is University Professor and Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University. She has published 25 books, including You're the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women's Friendships (2017), Talking Voices (2nd edition 2007), Conversational Style (New Edition 2005), and You Just Don't Understand (1990). She has been McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University and has twice been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford.

Heidi E. Hamilton is Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University. Her publications include Language, Dementia, and Meaning Making: Navigating Everyday Challenges of Epistemic Understanding and Face (in preparation), the Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication (co-edited with Sylvia Chou, 2014), Linguistics, Language, and the Professions (co-edited with James E. Alatis and Ai-hui Tan, 2002), and Conversations with an Alzheimer's Patient: An Interactional Sociolinguistic Study (1994, 2005). She has served as Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Linguistics in Innsbruck, Austria and as DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Visiting Professor in Berlin, Germany, and is recipient of the Humboldt Research Award.

Deborah Schiffrin was Professor Emerita of Linguistics at Georgetown University. Her publications included In other words: Variation in reference and narrative (2006), Approaches to Discourse (1994), and Discourse Markers (1987). She was also the co-editor of Telling Stories (with Anna De Fina and Anastasia Nylund, 2010) and Discourse and Identity (with Anna De Fina and Michael Bamberg, 2006). Deborah sadly passed away in July 2017.

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