Studies In Discourse Analysis (rle Linguistics B: Grammar) by Malcolm CoulthardStudies In Discourse Analysis (rle Linguistics B: Grammar) by Malcolm Coulthard

Studies In Discourse Analysis (rle Linguistics B: Grammar)

EditorMalcolm Coulthard, Martin Montgomery

Hardcover | June 12, 2013

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The book explores ways in which the formal methods of linguistics can cast light on the structure of verbal interaction, and in particular considers how successive utterances cohere together in continuous spoken discourse. Beginning with an earlier model of discourse analysis elaborated to deal with teacher-pupil interaction in the classroom, it then reviews attempts to extend this model to a variety of discourses such as committee talk, doctor-patient interviews, broadcast discussions and the monologue of lectures.

The extension of the original model to other situations has prompted a number of innovations and additional insights which are expounded in a series of contributions linked by complimentary themes. There are contributions on the role of intonation and of kinetics in discourse analysis; explorations of the problems of the analytic category 'sentence' and of the problems raised by casual conversation; and there is extended discussion of the structural properties underlying exchanges of utterances.

The book moves easily between data and theory, forming a unified whole. It sums up a continuing and lively debate within a common tradition of discourse analysis and may well serve as a programmatic statement for future work in the field.

Title:Studies In Discourse Analysis (rle Linguistics B: Grammar)Format:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:June 12, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415723841

ISBN - 13:9780415723848

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Table of Contents

Transcription Conventions.  1. Developing a Description of Spoken Discourse  1.1. Originating a DescriptionMalcolm Coulthard and Martin Montgomery  1.2. Developing the DescriptionMalcolm Coulthard  1.3. The Structure of MonologueMalcolm Coulthard and Martin Montgomery  1.4. IntonationDavid Brazil  2. Sentences in DiscourseKay Richardson 3. Analysing Spoken DiscourseDeirdre Burton  4. Exchange StructureMalcolm Coulthard and David Brazil  5. Motivating Analyses of Exchange StructureMichael Stubbs  6. Systemic Linguistics and Discourse Analysis: A Multi-Layered Approach to Exchange StructureMargaret Berry  7. The Place of Intonation in a Discourse ModelDavid Brazil  8. Kinesics in DiscourseJohn Gosling