Register, Genre, and Style

Register, Genre, and Style

by Douglas Biber, Susan Conrad
     
 

Describes a range of the most important kinds of texts in English and introduces methodological techniques used to analyse them.See more details below

Overview

Describes a range of the most important kinds of texts in English and introduces methodological techniques used to analyse them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521677899
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2009
Series:
Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Registers, genres, and styles: fundamental varieties of language; Part I. Analytical Framework: 2. Describing the situational characteristics of registers and genres; 3. Analysing linguistic features and their functions; Part II. Detailed Descriptions of Register, Genre and Style: 4. Interpersonal spoken registers; 5. Written registers, genres and styles; 6. Historical evolution of registers, genres and styles; 7. Registers and genres in electronic communication; Part III. Larger Theoretical Issues: 8. Multidimensional patterns of register variation; 9. Register studies in context; Appendix A: Annotation of major register/genre studies; Appendix B: Activity texts; References.

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