The linguistics of political argument : the spin-doctor and the wolf-pack at the White House (eBook, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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The linguistics of political argument : the spin-doctor and the wolf-pack at the White House

Author: Alan Partington
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Routledge advances in corpus linguistics, 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the relationship between the White House, in the person of its press secretary, and the press corps, through a linguistic analysis of the language used by both sides.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Partington, Alan.
Linguistics of political argument.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2003
(DLC) 2002068183
(OCoLC)50243647
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Partington
ISBN: 0203218256 9780203218259
OCLC Number: 54491654
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 280 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Foreword: the spin-doctor and the wolf-pack; Acknowledgements; Introduction: corpora, discourse, politics and the press; Briefings as a type of discourse; Footing: who says what to whom; Voices of the press; Voices of the podium; Footing shift for attribution: 'according to the New York Times this morning'; 'Rules of engagement': the interpersonal relationship between the podium and the press; Politics, power and politeness; Conflict talk; The form of words; Metaphors of the world; Rhetoric, bluster and on-line gaffes; Evasion and pursuit; General conclusions.
Series Title: Routledge advances in corpus linguistics, 4.
Responsibility: Alan Partington.

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