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Impoliteness in Media Discourse

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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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Anna Bączkowska is associate professor of linguistics at Kazimierz Wiel- ki University in Bydgoszcz (Poland). Her research interests include se- mantics, pragmatics, translation studies, psycholinguistics and applied linguistics. She is the editor of Linguistics Applied and two book series. 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 audio- visual translation, neo-Gricean approaches, reception-oriented investi- gations 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. www.peterlang.com ISBN 978-3-631-64510-9 A nn a Bą cz ko w sk a (e d. ) · Im po lit en es s in M ed ia D is co ur se Anna Bączkowska (ed.) Impoliteness in Media Discourse 5 I n t e r fa ce s Studies in Language, Mind and Translation Edited by Anna Bączkowska INFA 05_264510_Baczkowska_VH_A5HC PLE.indd 1 08.03.17 KW 10 11:25 Anna Bączkowska is associate professor of linguistics at Kazimierz Wiel- ki University in Bydgoszcz (Poland). Her research interests include se- mantics, pragmatics, translation studies, psycholinguistics and applied linguistics. She is the editor of Linguistics Applied and two book series. The book presents the issue of impoliteness in media discourse found in television debates, films and computer-mediated communication. The phenomenon is viewed from...

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