The Discourse Reader

3rd Edition

Adam Jaworski, Nikolas Coupland

Published May 28, 2014
Textbook - 518 Pages
ISBN 9780415629492 - CAT# Y139061

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In this bestselling Reader, Jaworski and Coupland have collected in one volume the most important and influential articles on discourse analysis. Designed as a structured sourcebook and divided into clear sections, The Discourse Reader covers the foundations of modern discourse analysis and represents all of its contemporary methods and traditions.

The third edition:

  • Has been revised and updated throughout to ensure a selection of up to date and accessible readings

  • Includes new readings by Jan Blommaert, Norman Fairclough, James Paul Gee, Barbara Johnstone, Ron Scollon and Don Zimmerman, among others.

  • Features papers by leading researchers commissioned especially for the new edition.

The general introduction serves as an essential introduction to the field of discourse analysis, while the section introductions provide a useful overview and further insight into the readings.

The third edition of The Discourse Reader is a key resource for all students of discourse analysis in a wide range of disciplines from linguistics to communication studies, anthropology and psychology.


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