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Agency in the British press : a corpus-based discourse analysis of the 2011 UK riots

Author: Maria Cristina Nisco
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.
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This book examines the ways in which the 2011 UK riots were reported by the British press, by analysing the linguistic construal of the main participants involved in the protests and their agency. Starting from the assumption that newspapers do not just mirror reality, but rather construct it in discourse through a series of linguistic, stylistic and editorial choices, great attention is paid to how the events were  Read more...
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Nisco, Maria Cristina.
Agency in the British press.
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016
(OCoLC)933722850
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Cristina Nisco
ISBN: 9781443887526 1443887528
OCLC Number: 945641246
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 163 pages .)
Responsibility: by Maria Cristina Nisco.

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This book examines the ways in which the 2011 UK riots were reported by the British press, by analysing the linguistic construal of the main participants involved in the protests and their agency.  Read more...

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