The Language of Sport

The Language of Sport

by Adrian Beard
     
 

The Language of Sport:
* looks in detail at the language of sports-talk including commentary and 'new sportswriting'
* explores linguistic representation of related issues such as gender, national/regional identity
* examines the way sport sells itself as an agent of social cohesion and as a way to sell other products
* includes BBC, ITV and

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The Language of Sport:
* looks in detail at the language of sports-talk including commentary and 'new sportswriting'
* explores linguistic representation of related issues such as gender, national/regional identity
* examines the way sport sells itself as an agent of social cohesion and as a way to sell other products
* includes BBC, ITV and radio transcripts of such sporting events as Euro '96

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415169110
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/20/1998
Series:
Intertext Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.27(d)

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