The Discourse Reader

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9780415346313: The Discourse Reader

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

The second edition:

  • has been revised and updated throughout
  • includes six new articles from authors including Teun A. van Dijk, Judith Butler, and Gillian Rose
  • includes 'discussion points' to help readers engage with key issues
  • covers the foundations of modern discourse analysis and represents all of its contemporary methods and traditions.

The second edition of The Discourse Reader remains an essential resource for all students of discourse analysis.

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About the Author:

Adam Jaworski is Professor and Nikolas Coupland is Professor and Director, both at the Centre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University.

Review:

The Discourse Reader, Second Edition, is now the definitive source of readings on discourse analysis. It is the best balanced and integrated collection available, ranging from papers engaged with close analysis of language details to ones dealing with wider social and political themes.’ - James Paul Gee, University of Wisconsin, USA

'The Discourse Reader provides a unique and visionary collection of readings that define modern discourse studies as a field of diversity, complexity and versatility. It demonstrates the methodological and theoretical pluralism that characterizes the field, thus avoiding the trap of simplification, and it keeps its eyes open to innovative and new work. There is no such thing as a "classic" in discourse analysis, it is always work-in-progress. Precisely this insight makes this collection so valuable.' - Jan Blommaert, Institute of Education, University of London, UK

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