many thanks to all of those who responded to my request for ideas about a
textbook to use in an upper level discourse analysis course. Many of the
suggestions were more heavily contextualized, but FYI here is a basic list:
Brown and Yule's Discourse Analysis
Georgia Green's Pragmatics and Natural Language Understanding? I
Wood and Kroger's "doing discourse analysis"
Titscher, Meyer, Wodak and Vetter,"Methods of text and discourse analysis"
Gee's "an introduction to discourse analysis"
Janet Giltrow's excellent article: Giltrow, J. (1998). Modernizing
authority: Management studies and the
grammaticalization of controlling interests. Journal of Technical
Writing and Communication 28(3): 265-286.
and for business students
Alvesson, M. and Karreman, D. (2000). Taking the linguistic turn in
organizational research. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 36(2):
Gerard Hauser's Introduction to Rhetorical Theory (2002).
Sillars and Gronbeck (2001) also have a nice overview of various types of
Schirato and Yell (2000) do a nice job of integrating
cultural aspects into communication criticism/ discourse analysis.
Barbara Warnick's (2002) Critical Literacy in a Digital Age
Scollon and Scollon's (2001) Intercultural Communication
Dr. Rachel Nash
Co-ordinator of Academic English
English and Modern Languages
University College of the Cariboo
Kamloops BC V2C 5N3
tel (250) 371-5913
fax (250) 371-5697
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