Discourse description : diverse linguistic analyses of a fund-raising text / edited by William C. Mann and Sandra A. Thompson.

Discourse Description presents in one convenient volume a variety of approaches to text description that have been proposed in the linguistic literature in the last decade or so. The book is organized to make it easy to understand and compare the various approaches. Since all of the researchers are...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Mann, William C. Thompson, Sandra A.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1992.
Series:Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser. 16.
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Summary:Discourse Description presents in one convenient volume a variety of approaches to text description that have been proposed in the linguistic literature in the last decade or so. The book is organized to make it easy to understand and compare the various approaches. Since all of the researchers are analyzing the same text, their differences are readily seen. The text they analyze is a letter, mailed in bulk by a Washington-based lobbying organization which is supported by contributions from donors. Far from simply informing the readers, the letter seeks to appeal to them on many levels, intelle.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiii, 409 pages) : illustrations
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9789027282927
9027282927
ISSN:0922-842X ;
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