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Discourse and Practice: New Tools for Critical Analysis

Theo van Leeuwen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323306
eISBN:
9780199869251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323306.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Building on Bernstein's concept of recontextualization, Foucault's theory of discourse, Halliday's systemic-functional linguistics and Martin's theory of activity sequences, this book defines ... More


Multimodality Neuroimaging and Future Directions

Otto Muzik and Harry T. Chugani

in Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195342765
eISBN:
9780199863617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342765.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Advances in imaging technologies provide today an abundance of qualitatively diverse brain data sets with the purpose to guide the placement of subdural electrodes as a pre-requisite for epilepsy ... More


Conclusion

Kay Richardson

in Television Dramatic Dialogue: A Sociolinguistic Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374056
eISBN:
9780199776177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374056.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter attempts to synthesize some of the principal themes that have emerged over the course of the preceding chapters. It recapitulates a point made in the introduction that language is only ... More


Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Crispin Thurlow and Kristine Mroczek (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book offers a distinctly sociolinguistic perspective on the nature of language in digital technologies. It starts by bringing new media sociolinguistics up to date, addressing technologies like ... More


From Variation to Heteroglossia in the Study of Computer-Mediated Discourse

Jannis Androutsopoulos

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In the methodologically diverse landscape of computer-mediated discourse studies, research focusing on linguistic difference has repeatedly made used the concept of language variation and associated ... More


Voicing “Sexy Text”: Heteroglossia and Erasure in TV News Representations of Detroit’s Text Message Scandal

Lauren Squires

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a case study examining the metadiscursive representation of politicians' text messages within television news broadcasts. The analysis shows that from the multimodal media ... More


When Friends Who Talk Together Stalk Together: Online Gossip as Metacommunication

Graham M. Jones, Bambi B. Schieffelin, and Rachel E. Smith

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Drawing on instant messaging (IM) conversations recorded between 2006 and 2009, this chapter analyzes American teenagers' normative assessments of peers' online practices. These assessments do not ... More


Micro-Blogging and Status Updates on Facebook: Texts and Practices

Carmen K. M. Lee

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the text-making practices of one of the newest media, micro-blogging (web-based self-reporting in the form of short messages). It focuses on status updates on Facebook written ... More


Multimodal Creativity and Identities of Expertise in the Digital Ecology of a World of Warcraft Guild

Lisa Newon

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers how speakers and hearers in an online MMORPG community adapt to their semiotically restricted ecology for performing “identities of expertise.” Building on Eckert and ... More


Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Szilvia Csabi (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics presents multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research papers describing new developments in the field of cognitive poetics. ... More


The Discourse of News Values: How News Organizations Create Newsworthiness

Monika Bednarek and Helen Caple

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190653934
eISBN:
9780190653972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190653934.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The Discourse of News Values breaks new ground in news media research in offering the first book-length treatment of the construction of newsworthiness through words and images. With an ... More


Music and Shape

Daniel Leech-Wilkinson and Helen M. Prior (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199351411
eISBN:
9780199351442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199351411.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Shape is a concept that is widely used in talk about music. Musicians in wide-ranging genres of music use it to help them rehearse, teach and think about what they do. Yet why is a word that seems to ... More


Requesting Responsibility: The Morality of Grammar in Polish and English Family Interaction

Jorg Zinken

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190210724
eISBN:
9780190210748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210724.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This is a book about requests for action in everyday contexts. It analyzes natural video-recorded data of everyday interaction in British English and Polish families. Requests for carrying out little ... More


From Field to Genre and Habitus

Joel Robbins

in Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257702
eISBN:
9780520944916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257702.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses genre distinctions in colonial Maya discourse that are organized by six main parameters: metalinguistic classification as displayed in the texts themselves, including the ways ... More


Mind the Body: An Exploration of Bodily Self-Awareness

Frédérique de Vignemont

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198735885
eISBN:
9780191799846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735885.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Our own body seems to be the object that we know the best for we constantly receive a flow of internal information about it. Yet bodily awareness has attracted little attention in the literature, ... More


Cross-Cultural Universals and Communication Structures

Stephen C. Levinson

in Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262018104
eISBN:
9780262314121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018104.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Given the diversity of languages, it is unlikely that the human capacity for language resides in rich universal syntactic machinery. More likely, it resides centrally in the capacity for vocal ... More


This is not for You

Alison Gibbons

in Mark Z. Danielewski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719099335
eISBN:
9781781708613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099335.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Alison Gibbons attends to the remarkable opening to House of Leaves using a unique and distinctive cognitive approach, arguing that the opening five words have a dramatic impact on how readers enter ... More


Representing Ethnicity and Social Relations on Television

Zane Goebel

in Language and Superdiversity: Indonesians Knowledging at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199795413
eISBN:
9780190246617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795413.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Drawing on studies of multimodality, this chapter seeks to understand how television representations of ethnolinguistic stereotypes and social relations more generally added semiotic density to the ... More


Visuals and news values

Monika Bednarek and Helen Caple

in The Discourse of News Values: How News Organizations Create Newsworthiness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190653934
eISBN:
9780190653972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190653934.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter is fully dedicated to introducing and explaining a systematic framework for analysing how images may construct newsworthiness in published news items. The framework derives from the ... More


Cognitive Linguistics and Multimodal Poetics: Sequential and Summary Scanning in Graphic Literature

Christian W. Schneider and Michael Pleyer

in Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter applies theoretical constructs from cognitive linguistics to multimodal visual texts, such as comics. In particular, it discusses the concept of cognitive modes of scanning found in ... More


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