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Impoliteness in Media Discourse


Anna Bączkowska

The book presents the issue of impoliteness in media discourse found in television debates, films and computer-mediated communication. The phenomenon is viewed from different theoretical perspectives, namely prosody studies, corpus linguistics, media studies and audiovisual translation, neo-Gricean approaches, reception-oriented investigations and context-bound interpretations. Authors from ten different countries – Sweden, USA, Norway, New Zealand, Mexico, Georgia, France, Poland, India, and UAE – analyse data from nine languages – English, Swedish, Georgian, Polish, Arabic, Persian, French, Croatian and Montenegrin.
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Åsa Abelin

Impolite prosody in Swedish and the importance of context

Daniel Ginsberg

‘If you can’t share the road, then find yourself some other planet’: Impoliteness in a corpus of newspaper blog comments

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