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Advances in Written Text Analysis - Malcolm Coulthard

Advances in Written Text Analysis

By: Malcolm Coulthard (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 17th March 1994
ISBN: 9780415095204
Number Of Pages: 336

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An overview of a wide range of approaches to written text analysis, this collection will form the basis for an excellent course on written text analysis.
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About the Authorsp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
On Analysing and Evaluating Written Textp. 1
Trust the Textp. 12
Signalling in Discourse: a Functional Analysis of a Common Discourse Pattern in Written and Spoken Englishp. 26
Clause Relations as Information Structure: Two Basic Text Structures in Englishp. 46
Predictive Categories in Expository Textp. 69
Labelling Discourse: an Aspect of Nominal-Group Lexical Cohesionp. 83
The Text and Its Messagep. 102
The Analysis of Fixed Expressions in Textp. 117
The Construction of Knowledge and Value in the Grammar of Scientific Discourse, with Reference to Charles Darwin's the Origin of Speciesp. 136
Frames of Reference: Contextual Monitoring and the Interpretation of Narrative Discoursep. 157
Inferences in Discourse Comprehensionp. 167
Narratives of Science and Nature in Popularizing Molecular Geneticsp. 179
Evaluation and Organization in a Sample of Written Academic Discoursep. 191
Notesp. 218
Genre Analysis: an Approach to Text Analysis for Espp. 219
On Theme, Rheme and Discourse Goalsp. 229
p. 245
p. 246
Diagram for the Body of the Zpg Letterp. 249
Negatives in Written Textp. 250
It, This and Thatp. 266
The Structure of Newspaper Editorialsp. 276
On Reporting Reporting: the Representation of Speech in Factual and Factional Narrativesp. 295
Referencesp. 309
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ISBN: 9780415095204
ISBN-10: 0415095204
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 17th March 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.77 x 15.75  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1