Formulaic Genres

Hardcover | April 28, 2009

byK. Kuiper

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Through case studies the author shows that formulaic genres are everywhere, ranging from engagement notices through political propaganda to cartoon humor.

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Through case studies the author shows that formulaic genres are everywhere, ranging from engagement notices through political propaganda to cartoon humor.

KOENRAAD KUIPER is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is the author or editor of four previous academic and text books: An Introduction to English, Smooth Talkers, New Zealand English, Semantics: A reader. He was awarded a DSc for his research on the phrasal lexicon in 2001 and the ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:April 28, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230553524

ISBN - 13:9780230553521

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
PART I: FORMULAIC GENRES
What Are Formulaic Genres?
A Day at the Races
Forecasting the Weather
Polite Genres in a Multilingual Community: Greeting and Eating in Singapore
Playing a False Part: Projecting and Perceiving Fraudulent Identities on the Internet
PART II: GENRELECTS: VARIATION AND CHANGE IN FORMULAIC GENRES AND TRADITIONS
Idiolectal Variation: Ritual Talk at the Supermarket Checkout.
Gender Variation and Politeness: Form and Function in Controlling the Body
Geographic Variation: Formulaic Variation in Engagement Notices
Revolutionary Change: Formula Change During the Cultural Revolution, People's Republic of China
Historical Variation: The Historical Reconstruction of Proto English Auction Speech,
Volitional Variation: Humour and Formulae
Notes
References
Index