Edited By Giuliana Elena Garzone, Mara Logaldo and Francesca Santulli
The contributions collected in this book deal with the representation of conflict in the periodical press, which has often been an arena of adversarial stances, staged and enacted either within the same publication or enlarged to involve various newspapers and magazines in a series of provocations and replies. Underlying all the contributions is the awareness that the periodical press provides an ideal terrain for research on the discursive representation of conflict, having the prerogative to combine insight with a constant updating of the debate. The issue is approached in an interdisciplinary perspective, bringing linguistics and discourse analysis with Periodical Studies, hence highlighting the connection between language and ideology. The focus on lexical choices and rhetorical devices used to tackle current controversial issues such as Brexit, immigration, violence in sports, policies regarding health and food, women’s role and legal matters ultimately transcends national boundaries to become more widely representative of today’s discourses of conflict.
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The book is published with contributions of the Department of Humanities and the Department of Communication, IULM University, Milan.
ISSN 1424-8689 ISBN 978-3-0343-3668-0 (Print)
E-ISBN 978-3-0343-3704-5 (E-PDF) E-ISBN 978-3-0343-3705-2 (EPUB)
E-ISBN 978-3-0343-3706-9 (MOBI) DOI 10.3726/b15970
This publication has been peer reviewed.
© Peter Lang AG, International Academic Publishers, Bern 2020
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