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Discourse of Reading Groups : Integrating Cognitive and Sociocultural Perspectives (Hardcover) (David

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Of interest in their own terms as a significant cultural practice, reading groups also provide a window on the everyday interpretation of literary texts. While reading is often considered a solitary process, reading groups constitute a form of social reading, where interpretations are produced and displayed in discourse. The Discourse of Reading Groups is a study of such joint conceptual activity, and how this is necessarily embedded in interpersonal activity and the production of reader identities. Uniquely in this context it draws on, and seeks to integrate, ideas from both cognitive and social linguistics.

The book will be of interest to scholars in literacy studies as well as cultural and literary studies, the history of reading, applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, digital technologies and educational research.

Number of Pages: 203
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Social Science
Series Title: Routledge Research in Literacy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: David Peplow
Language: English
Street Date: December 3, 2015
TCIN: 51527988
UPC: 9780415729697
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-5772
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