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Title New discourse on language : functional perspectives on multimodality, identity, and affiliation / edited by Monika Bednarek and J.R. Martin
Published London ; New York : Continuum, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 269 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles, 1 map
Contents Introduction. Semantic variation : modelling system, text, and affiliation in social semiosis / J.R. Martin -- Wrinkling complexity : concepts of identity and affiliation in humour / Naomi Knight -- Making metre mean : identity and affiliation in the rap music of Kanye West / David Caldwell -- Khao naa nung : a multimodal analysis of Thai-language newspaper front pages / John S. Knox, Pattama Patpong, and Yupaporn Piriyasilpa -- Doubling-up : allusion and bonding in multi-semiotic news stories / Helen Caple -- Playing with "femininity" : inter-modal analysis of bilingual picture book the Ballad of Mulan / Ping Tian -- Imagining communities : a multifunctional approach to identity management in texts / Ken Tann -- Intersemiotic relations as logogenetic patterns : towards the restoration of the time dimension in hypertext description / Sumin Zhao -- The coupling of gesture and phonology / Zappavigna et al. -- Corpus linguistics and systemic functional linguistics : interpersonal meaning, identity, and bonding in popular culture / Monika Bednarek
Summary New Discourse on Language addresses the need for innovative analyses of multi-modal discourse, identity and affiliation within functional linguistics. The chapters in this volume are connected by their common underlying theoretical approach, Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL), and by their focus on semantic variation (across modalities of communication and between speakers) as well as the negotiation of identity and affiliation. The analyses focus on a diverse range of texts from very different contexts, using analytic techniques that are based on the latest research in this field. They rep
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Modality (Linguistics)
Semiotics -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Bednarek, Monika, 1977-
Martin, J. R., 1950-
ISBN 128245286X
1441117717 (electronic bk.)
1847064833 (hardcover)
9781441117717 (electronic bk.)
9781847064837 (hardcover)