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Discourse Analysis: An Introduction

Alexandra Georgakopoulou and Dionysis Goutsos

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620456
eISBN:
9780748671397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620456.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

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 ... More


The Modes of Discourse

Alexandra Georgakopoulou and Dionysis Goutsos

in Discourse Analysis: An Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620456
eISBN:
9780748671397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620456.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter discusses the various forms that communication through text takes in discourse, starting from the systematic groupings of discourse activities into speech events that differ across ... More


The Ontology of Sutras

Charlotte Eubanks

in Miracles of Book and Body: Buddhist Textual Culture and Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265615
eISBN:
9780520947894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265615.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter studies the metafictional elements of sutras. It looks at how these elements work together to create presence and agency, and identifies the directives that serve as the sutras' ... More


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