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Discourse : New Critical Idiom (Hardcover) - Sara Mills

Discourse

New Critical Idiom (Hardcover)

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Published: 10th June 2004
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This volume provides a broad analysis of the term "discourse" and a thorough examination of the many theoretical assumptions surrounding it. In the revised edition of this invaluable guidebook, Sara Mills:
*examines the historical definitions and developments of discourse
*analyzes Foucault's use of the term and its appropriation in the fields of linguistics, social psychology, and feminist, colonial and post-colonial theory
*explores the changes that have taken place in the field of critical discourse analysis since original publication
*discusses the work of various discourse theorists, including Zizek and Bourdieu.
A fully updated bibliography, new glossary and suggestions for further reading make this more than ever the essential introductory guide to the concept of discourse for students of literary theory.

Series Editor's Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. viii
Introductionp. 1
Discourse and Ideologyp. 26
Discursive Structuresp. 43
Notesp. 68
Feminist Theory and Discourse Theoryp. 69
Notesp. 93
Colonial and Post-Colonial Discourse Theoryp. 94
Notesp. 115
Discourse Analysis and Critical Discourse Analysisp. 116
Glossaryp. 144
Further Readingp. 148
Bibliographyp. 152
Indexp. 165
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ISBN: 9780415290135
ISBN-10: 0415290139
Series: New Critical Idiom (Hardcover)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 10th June 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.68 x 12.9  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition