Discourse Studies

An introductory textbook

| University of Tilburg
This title has been replaced by Introduction to Discourse Studies (2004)
HardboundReplaced by new edition
ISBN 9789027221360 (Eur)
ISBN 9781556194924 (USA)
 
PaperbackReplaced by new edition
ISBN 9789027221377 (Eur)
ISBN 9781556194931 (USA)
This book familiarizes the student with the key concepts and the major issues in the field of discourse studies. It provides a scientific 'toolkit' for courses on discourse studies and serves as a stepping stone to the independent study of the professional literature.The book consists of four parts. In Part I the focus is on four essential concepts in discourse studies as it is defined in this book: the investigation of the relationship between form and function in verbal communication. Part II is an introduction to basic phenomena: the building blocks of discourse and the links between them. Two age-old problems are also addressed: What are the differences between types of discourse? What is style?In Part III specific types of discourse are dealt with: interaction, narration and argumentation. Part IV deals with the production and the perception of discourse, for example, 'staging' in the presentation of information and 'inferences' in the derivation of information. Special attention is given to models of the writing and the reading process.The material, organized in seventeen short chapters, is based on more than fifteen years of experience gained in teaching introductory courses. The book contains advice on further study, and background information about the origins of the central concepts (philosophy, psychology sociology, etc.). A number of classic studies are referred to from both the Anglo-American and the European tradition. Each chapter ends with questions and assignments to stimulate discussion about seemingly unproblematic distinctions.
[Not in series, 69]  1993.  x, 224 pp.
Publishing status: Obsolete
“Renkema's textbook is a good survey of most aspects of the discourse analysis field, which will be useful in a range of courses. It introduces the German-Dutch tradition more fully than other widely available texts do.”
Cited by

Cited by other publications

No author info given
2017.  In Involvement and Attitude in Japanese Discourse [Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 272], Crossref logo
No author info given
2017.  In The Handbook of Japanese Linguistics,  pp. 481 ff. Crossref logo
Abdul Rahman, Zuhair Abdul Amir
2013. The Use of Cohesive Devices in Descriptive Writing by Omani Student-Teachers. SAGE Open 3:4  pp. 215824401350671 ff. Crossref logo
Alemi, Minoo & Sajedeh Razaghi
2012. Politeness markers in English for business purposes textbook. International Journal of Research Studies in Language Learning 2:3 Crossref logo
Bae, Jungok
2007. Development of English Skills Need Not Suffer as a Result of Immersion: Grades 1 and 2 Writing Assessment in a Korean/English Two-Way Immersion Program. Language Learning 57:2  pp. 299 ff. Crossref logo
Bekalu, Mesfin Awoke
2006. Presupposition in news discourse. Discourse & Society 17:2  pp. 147 ff. Crossref logo
Bosch, Barbara
1997. Afrikaanse graptekste en raaisels: 'n taalkundige verkenning. South African Journal of Linguistics 15:4  pp. 115 ff. Crossref logo
Bosch, Barbara
1999. Konjunksiemerkers in Afrikaanse tekste van niemoedertaal-studente: 'n eerste verkenning. Southern African Journal of Applied Language Studies 7:1  pp. 125 ff. Crossref logo
Carstens, W AM
2000. TEKSLINGUISTIEK EN TEKSVERSORGING. South African Journal of Linguistics 18:sup37  pp. 4 ff. Crossref logo
Cyrul, Wojciech
2013.  In Coherence: Insights from Philosophy, Jurisprudence and Artificial Intelligence [Law and Philosophy Library, 107],  pp. 167 ff. Crossref logo
DELAHUNTY, GERALD P.
2001. Discourse functions of inferential sentences. Linguistics 39:3 Crossref logo
du Plessis, Wilhelm & Barbara Bosch
1999. 'n Sinchroniese beskouing vandiskoerslinguistiek. South African Journal of Linguistics 17:1  pp. 16 ff. Crossref logo
du Toit, P. A.
2000. GEPASTE TOON AS STYLBEGINSEL: DIE IMPLIKASIES VAN BUITETALIGE KONVENSIES VIR POLEMIESE BRIEWE. South African Journal of Linguistics 18:sup39  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo
DURÁN Escribano, Pilar & Joana Pierce MCMAHON
2017. La enseñanza del inglés profesional y académico bajo las directrices europeas. El control autónomo de la adquisición de competencias. Enseñanza & Teaching: Revista Interuniversitaria de Didáctica 35:1  pp. 117 ff. Crossref logo
Farahzad, Farzaneh
2003. Manipulation in translation. Perspectives 11:4  pp. 269 ff. Crossref logo
Farghal, Mohammed
2003. Schemata and lexis in translation. Perspectives 11:2  pp. 125 ff. Crossref logo
Farghal, Mohammed
2004. 'Two Thirds of a Boy are his Uncle's': The Question of Relevance in Translation. Across Languages and Cultures 5:2  pp. 257 ff. Crossref logo
Gottsegen, Jonathan
1998. Using argumentation analysis to assess stakeholder interests in planning debates. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 22:4  pp. 365 ff. Crossref logo
Hadiati, Chusni
2014. Redefining Cablaka "Banyumasan Way of Speaking": Is It Totally Explicature?. Theory and Practice in Language Studies 4:10 Crossref logo
Halim, Haerany, Sjahruddin Kaseng, Zainuddin Taha & Akmal Hamsa
2015. Politeness in Buginese Language as a Social Status Symbol in Wajo Regency. Journal of Language Teaching and Research 6:1  pp. 230 ff. Crossref logo
Holland, V. Melissa
1994. LESSONS LEARNED IN DESIGNING INTELLIGENT CALL: MANAGING COMMUNICATION ACROSS DISCIPLINES. Computer Assisted Language Learning 7:3  pp. 227 ff. Crossref logo
Holland, V. Melissa & Jonathan D. Kaplan
1995. Natural language processing techniques in computer-assisted language learning: Status and instructional issues. Instructional Science 23:5-6  pp. 351 ff. Crossref logo
Iedema, Rick
2003. Multimodality, resemiotization: extending the analysis of discourse as multi-semiotic practice. Visual Communication 2:1  pp. 29 ff. Crossref logo
Jabłoński, Przemysław, Jan van der Lans & Chris Hermans
1997. Children's Interpretation of Biblical Narratives. Archive for the Psychology of Religion 22:1  pp. 28 ff. Crossref logo
Krüger, C. J.H.
1996. SISTEEM VAN SEMANTIESE RELASIES. South African Journal of Linguistics 14:sup33  pp. 185 ff. Crossref logo
Luthuli, P S W
2004. Against a heavy groundswell of criticism: the Media Monitoring Project (MMP) and text-orientated discourse analysis (TODA). Communicatio 30:1  pp. 44 ff. Crossref logo
Masuda, Hirokuni
2002. Narrative Representation Theory: The Macrostructure in I-Language. Discourse Processes 34:1  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo
Meibauer, Jörg, Ulrike Demske, Jochen Geilfuß-Wolfgang, Jürgen Pafel, Karl Heinz Ramers, Monika Rothweiler & Markus Steinbach
2002.  In Einführung in die germanistische Linguistik,  pp. 208 ff. Crossref logo
Meibauer, Jörg, Ulrike Demske, Jochen Geilfuß-Wolfgang, Jürgen Pafel, Karl Heinz Ramers, Monika Rothweiler & Markus Steinbach
2007.  In Einführung in die germanistische Linguistik,  pp. 210 ff. Crossref logo
Omari, Kifah (Moh’d Khair) Ali Al & Hala Abdel Razzaq A. Jum’ah
2014. Language Stratification: A Critical Reading of Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad According to Mikhail Bakhtin’s Concept of “Heteroglossia”. Theory and Practice in Language Studies 4:12 Crossref logo
Reed, Vicki A., Frederick C. Patchell, Truman E. Coggins & Linda S. Hand
2007. Informativeness of the spoken narratives of younger and older adolescents with specific language impairment and their counterparts with normal language. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics 21:11-12  pp. 953 ff. Crossref logo
Rees, E. Frances, Ronald M. Cervero, Lioba Moshi & Arthur L. Wilson
1997. Language, Power, and the Construction of Adult Education Programs. Adult Education Quarterly 47:2  pp. 63 ff. Crossref logo
Ryabova, Marina
2015. Politeness Strategy in Everyday Communication. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 206  pp. 90 ff. Crossref logo
Serafis, Dimitris & Thierry Herman
2018. Media discourse and pathos: sketching a critical and integrationist approach – Greek and French headlines before the Greek referendum of 2015. Social Semiotics 28:2  pp. 184 ff. Crossref logo
Thomson, Julie
2003. Clinical discourse analysis: One theory or many?. Advances in Speech Language Pathology 5:1  pp. 41 ff. Crossref logo
TICKOO, ASHA
2003. On variable temporal passage in storytelling: Identifying constraints and evidencing constraint violation in the narratives of second-language writers. Text - Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of Discourse 23:1 Crossref logo
Tickoo, Asha
2005. A key means to signaling the evaluative component in storytelling. ITL - International Journal of Applied Linguistics 149-150  pp. 19 ff. Crossref logo
Turner, Ken
1996. The principal principles of pragmatic inference: politeness. Language Teaching 29:1  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo
Yeganeh, Maryam Tafaroji, Issa Mellati Heravi & Abdolrasoul Sawari
2015. Hedge and Booster in Newspaper Articles on Iran's Presidential Election: A Comparative Study of English and Persian Articles. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 192  pp. 679 ff. Crossref logo
Zarepour, Fatemeh
2016. Cohesion Analysis of Iranian Advanced EFL Learners’ Writing. Journal of Language Teaching and Research 7:2  pp. 408 ff. Crossref logo
 , Jumanto
2014. Towards a Character Language: A Probability in Language Use. Open Journal of Modern Linguistics 04:02  pp. 333 ff. Crossref logo
Östman, Jan-Ola & Tuija Virtanen
1995.  In Handbook of Pragmatics,  pp. 239 ff. Crossref logo
Östman, Jan-Ola & Tuija Virtanen
2012.  In Handbook of Pragmatics,  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo

This list is based on CrossRef data as of 28 june 2020. Please note that it may not be complete. Sources presented here have been supplied by the respective publishers. Any errors therein should be reported to them.

Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  93001453