Finding Out More

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A few words to convince you to study discourse analysis!

Why should we study Discourse Analysis?

If you are interested in finding out more about discourse analysis, you may find the following books interesting:
  • Benwell, B. and Stokoe, E., (2006). Discourse and Identity. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Brown, G. and Yule, G., (1983). Discourse Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Caldas-Coulthard, C. and Coulthard, M., (1996). Texts and Practices: Readings in Critical Discourse analysis. London: Routledge.
  • Fairclough, N., (1995). Critical Discourse Analysis: The Critical Study of Language. London: Longman.
  • Johnstone, B., (2008). Discourse Analysis. 2nd edition. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Wodak, R. and Meyer, M., (2001). Methods of Critical Discourse Analysis. London: Sage.
Alternatively, you could look at these web-based journal articles, book chapters and websites: