The Language of Television

The Language of Television

by Jill Marshall, Angela Werndly, Marshall Jill
     
 

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The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (2nd edn 2000) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite' titles. These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis

Overview

The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (2nd edn 2000) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite' titles. These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis through special topics and can be used individually or in conjunction with Working with Texts.
Aimed at A-Level beginning undergraduate students, The Language of Television:
* provides an extensive history of British television
* explores a range of genres, from breakfast news to soap operas and 'reality TV'
* analyses television scheduling and listings
* includes extracts from scripts of popular television programmes: Queer as Folk and The Royle Family
* includes a substantial glossary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415251198
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Series:
Intertext Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Jill Marshall is Lecturer at Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh. Angela Werndly is Lecturer at the University of Sunderland.

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