Discourse (The New Critical Idiom Series) / Edition 2

Discourse (The New Critical Idiom Series) / Edition 2

by Sara Mills
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415290147

ISBN-13: 9780415290142

Pub. Date: 09/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415290142
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
New Critical Idiom Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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