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Discourse Analysis: An Introduction

Alexandra Georgakopoulou and Dionysis Goutsos


The book provides an accessible state-of-the-art discussion of current trends in the theory, method and tools for the language-focused analysis of text and discourse. The exposition is combined with close analyses of a wide range of texts, e.g. narrative and non-narrative, spoken and written, from a variety of communication contexts and discourse types. The presentation is based on the fundamental distinction of two discourse modes, namely the narrative and non-narrative modes. The book is suitable for students and teachers of linguistics, including discourse analysis, textlinguistics, pragmat ... More

Keywords: discourse, discourse mode, discourse type, text, context, narrative- non-narrative

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780748620456
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620456.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexandra Georgakopoulou, author

Dionysis Goutsos, author