Semantics, discourse analysis, etc

    Core Logic

    By Neil Tennant

    Hardback Save £2.94 = £42.06

    Neil Tennant presents an original logical system with unusual philosophical, proof-theoretic, metalogical, computational, and revision-theoretic virtues. Core Logic is the first system that ensures both relevance and adequacy for the formalization of all mathematical and scientific reasoning.

    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...

    Gift of the Gab

    By David Crystal

    Paperback £9.05

    A many-faceted exploration of spoken eloquence: how it works, how it has evolved, and how to tap its remarkable power We all know eloquence when we hear it. But what exactly is it? And how might we gain more of it for ourselves? This entertaining and, yes, eloquent book illuminates...

    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...

    Sex in Language

    By Eliecer Crespo-Fernandez

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £23.25

    Metaphor has long provided a rich way to speak about the unspeakable, to refer to delicate issues. Sex is one such area. This book follows a cognitive-linguistic and relevance-theoretic approach to the language of sex, considering metaphor as a bridge that brings together mind and language. It does this through...

    Subjectivity and Perspective in Truth-Theoretic Semantics

    By Peter Lasersohn

    Hardback Save £5.34 = £59.66

    This book explores linguistic and philosophical issues presented by sentences expressing personal taste, such as Roller coasters are fun, and examines how truth-theoretic semantics can account for expressions of this type. It provides a detailed and explicit formal grammar paired with semantic analysis and pragmatic theory.

    Multimodality, Learning and Communication: A social semiotic frame

    By Gunther Kress

    Paperback Save £2.82 = £32.17

    "In this book, Gunther Kress and Jeff Bezemer present a new social semiotic theory which brings together communication, learning and identity through detailed analyses of a range of different multimodal environments, including classrooms, textbooks and hospital operating theatres. The world has changed and is changing, economically and technologically, and there...

    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.

    Questions

    By Veneeta Dayal

    Hardback £64.06

    This book synthesizes and integrates 40 years of research on the semantics of questions, and its interface with pragmatics and syntax. It will be a unique resource for the novice and expert alike, and seeks to appeal to a variety of readers without compromising depth and breadth of coverage.

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Professional Communication

    Paperback Save £3.66 = £42.33

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Professional Communication provides a broad coverage of the key areas where language and professional communication intersect and gives a comprehensive account of the field. The four main sections of the Handbook cover: Approaches to Professional Communication Practice Acquisition of Professional Competence Views from the...

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