Text Types and the History of English

Text Types and the History of English

by Manfred Gorlach, Manfred Garlach, Manfred G. Rlach
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110173727

ISBN-13: 9783110173727

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

The book comprises methodological reflexions on form, content and function in a comprehensive description of text types/genres. These considerations are then exemplified in detail by analyses of individual types such as cooking recipes, book dedications,

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The book comprises methodological reflexions on form, content and function in a comprehensive description of text types/genres. These considerations are then exemplified in detail by analyses of individual types such as cooking recipes, book dedications, advertisements, jokes, and church hymns. The transfer of types and the range of existing types are described for Scotland and for India. The description is completed by a summary list of some 2100 text types with definitions and their documentation in the history of English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110173727
Publisher:
De Gruyter Mouton
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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