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Coupland, Nikolas. 2007. Style. Language Variation and Identity. Cambridge University Press. 224 pp.
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Book – monograph
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This book proposes a coherent theoretical perspective on style in sociolinguistics, referring to the variety of strategic actions and performances employed by speakers to construct themselves and their social lives. It focuses on the local construction of social meanings and on examining language variation as a part of spoken discourse analysis.