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Routledge Handbook of Language and Media (Hardcover)

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The Routledge Handbook of Language and Media provides an accessible and comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art research in media linguistics. This handbook analyses both language theory and practice, demonstrating the vital role of media linguistic research in understanding language use in society. With over thirty chapters contributed by leading academics from around the world, and, this handbook:

  • addresses issues of language use, form, structure, ideology, practice, and culture in the context of both traditional and new communication media;
  • investigates mediated language use in public spheres, organizations, and personal communication, including television, newspaper journalism and social media;
  • examines the interplay of language and media from both linguistic and media perspectives, discussing auditory and visual media and graphic modes, as well as language and gender, multilingualism and language change;
  • analyses the advantages and shortcomings of current approaches within media linguistics research as well as outlining avenues for future research;

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Media is a must-have survey of this key field, and is essential reading for those interested in media linguistics.

Number of Pages: 571
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: August 4, 2017
TCIN: 52198659
UPC: 9781138014176
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-2295
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