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Discourse Across Languages and Cultures

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This volume brings together for the first time research by linguists working in cross-linguistic discourse analysis and by second language researchers working in the contrastive rhetoric tradition. The collection of articles by prominent authors and younger scholars encompasses a variety of research approaches and treats numerous naturally-occurring spoken and written genres, including conversations, narratives, academic expository writing, journalism, advertising, and professional promotional texts. Languages examined include English, Spanish, French, Brazilian Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Hebrew, Urdu, Dutch, Turkish and Serbo-Croatian. Taken individually and collectively, the articles in this collection draw important conclusions concerning the roles of cognition, multilingualism, communities of practice, and linguistic typology in shaping discourse within and across cultures.

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Author(s):
MODER, Carol Lynn and Aida MARTINOVIC-ZIC (eds.)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
158811449X
ISBN-13:
9781588114495
Number of pages:
361
Publisher:
John Benjamins
Title:
Discourse Across Languages and Cultures

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This volume brings together for the first time research by linguists working in cross-linguistic discourse analysis and by second language researchers working in the contrastive rhetoric tradition. The collection of articles by prominent authors and younger scholars encompasses a variety of research approaches and treats numerous naturally-occurring spoken and written genres, including conversations, narratives, academic expository writing, journalism, advertising, and professional promotional texts. Languages examined include English, Spanish, French, Brazilian Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Hebrew, Urdu, Dutch, Turkish and Serbo-Croatian. Taken individually and collectively, the articles in this collection draw important conclusions concerning the roles of cognition, multilingualism, communities of practice, and linguistic typology in shaping discourse within and across cultures.

Author(s):
MODER, Carol Lynn and Aida MARTINOVIC-ZIC (eds.)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
158811449X
ISBN-13:
9781588114495
Number of pages:
361
Publisher:
John Benjamins
Title:
Discourse Across Languages and Cultures

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