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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


The Discourse of Police Interviews

Marianne Mason and Frances Rock (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226647654
eISBN:
9780226647821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226647821.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The Discourse of Police Interviews examines how police interviews are discursively constructed and institutionally used to investigate and prosecute crimes. This volume investigates multiple ... 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


Stories Changing Lives: Narratives and Paths toward Social Change

Corinne Squire (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190864750
eISBN:
9780190864781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864750.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Personal narratives’ relation to social change is a frequent topic in the narrative-psychological and wider narrative social science literature. It is, indeed, a driving interest for many of those ... 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


Visual Metaphor and Embodiment in Graphic Illness Narratives

Elisabeth El Refaie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190678173
eISBN:
9780190678203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678173.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This study uses the analysis of visual metaphor in 35 graphic illness narratives—book-length stories about disease in the comics medium—in order to re-examine embodiment in traditional Conceptual ... 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


Visual and Multimodal Communication: Applying the Relevance Principle

Charles Forceville

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190845230
eISBN:
9780190845261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845230.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Successful communication requires optimal relevance to a target audience. Relevance theory (RT) provides an excellent model based on this insight, but the impact of the theory has until now been ... 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


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


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


Concluding Remarks

Charles Forceville

in Visual and Multimodal Communication: Applying the Relevance Principle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190845230
eISBN:
9780190845261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845230.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The final chapter first recaptures the most important claims made in the book and outlines issues and dimensions within RT that deserve further thought in the service of improving the theory. Next, ... More


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