Introduction to English Text-linguistics by Jürgen EsserIntroduction to English Text-linguistics by Jürgen Esser

Introduction to English Text-linguistics

byJürgen Esser

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This is a comprehensive introduction to English text-linguistics. It deals with those areas of text-linguistics that have enjoyed widespread attention in English linguistics, notably aspects of cohesion and coherence. Further topics are corpus-based studies in lexical patterns and in text classifications, psycholinguistic and cognitive studies in text constitution and decoder-orientation. One special feature of this book is that it not only covers abstract lexical and grammatical structures but also medium-dependent written and spoken presentation.

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The Author: Jürgen Esser, born 1947, holds the Chair of Modern English Linguistics at the University of Bonn. He studied English Linguistics, General Linguistics and Phonetics at the Universities of Cologne and Freiburg im Breisgau and taught at the Universities of Dundee, Duisburg, Erlangen, Aachen and Bonn. His main research areas ar...

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Title:Introduction to English Text-linguisticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.27 × 5.51 × 0.68 inPublished:May 1, 2009Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631560036

ISBN - 13:9783631560037

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Contents: The scope of text-linguistics – Medium-independent elements and structures – Medium-dependent presentation – Psycholinguistic and cognitive aspects of text constitution – Decoder-orientation – Textual intentions.