Discourse analysis

    Introducing Discourse Analysis

    By James Paul Gee

    Paperback £24.53

    Introducing Discourse Analysis: From Grammar to Society is a concise and accessible introduction by bestselling author, James Paul Gee, to the fundamental ideas behind different specific approaches to discourse analysis, or the analysis of language in use. The book stresses how grammar sets up choices for speakers and writers to...

    Winning Arguments

    By Stanley Fish

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    "Fish mines cultural touchstones from Milton to `Married with Children' to explain how various types of arguments are structured and how that understanding can lead to victory" - New York Times Book Review A lively and accessible guide to understanding rhetoric by the world class English and Law professor and...

    What is Rhetoric?

    By Michel Meyer

    Hardback Save £1.14 = £28.86

    This book offers a new unified approach to rhetoric, a means of persuading or influencing interlocutors. All the principal authors from Plato and Aristotle to contemporary theorists are integrated into Michel Meyer's 'problematological' conception of rhetoric, based on the primacy of questioning and answering in language and thought.

    Thank You for Arguing

    By Jay Heinrichs

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Your ultimate guide to the art of winning arguments, in a brand new edition Everyone is always trying to persuade us of something: politicians, advertising, the media, and most definitely our families. Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion,...

    Representation of the British Suffrage Movement

    By Kat Gupta

    Paperback £28.05

    Focussing on The Times, this monograph uses corpus linguistics to examine how suffrage campaigners' different ideologies were conflated in the newspaper over a crucial time period for the movement - 1908 to 1914, leading up to the Representation of the People Act in 1918. Looking particularly at representations of suffrage...

    Discourse of News Values

    By Helen Caple

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £28.85

    The Discourse of News Values breaks new ground in multimodal news discourse, offering the first book-length treatment of the discursive analysis of news values and the construction of newsworthiness. The book explores how the news is "sold" made newsworthy to audiences through the semiotic resources of language and image, providing...

    The Discourses of Capitalism: Everyday Economists and the Production of Common Sense

    By Christian W. Chun

    Paperback £27.92

    Since the global economic crisis of 2007-2008, `capitalism' has been the topic of widespread general discussion in both mainstream and social media. In this book, Christian W. Chun examines the discourses of capitalism taken up by people in their responses to a street art installation created by Steve Lambert, entitled...

    Writer Identity and the Teaching and Learning of Writing

    Paperback Save £2.67 = £31.32

    Teresa Cremin is Professor of Education Literacy at The Open University, UK. Terry Locke is Professor of Arts and Language Education at the University of Waikato, New Zealand.

    Religion in the Media: A Linguistic Analysis

    By Salman Al-Azami

    Hardback Save £5.99 = £59.01

    This ground-breaking book takes an interdisciplinary approach to language, religion and media using an audience-response study.

    Political Metaphor Analysis: Discourse and Scenarios

    By Andreas Musolff

    Paperback Save £4.54 = £23.45

    Political metaphors and related figurative discourse tools are characterised by their variability and contentiousness. Using them, discourse participants try to gain competitive advantage over others by offering their audiences new meaning nuances, challenging each other and announcing political initiatives. It is here that metaphor as a means to change meanings...

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7