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The Handbook of Discourse Analysis


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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors xi

Preface to the Second Edition xix

Introduction to the First Edition 1

I Linguistic Analysis of Discourse 9

1 Discourse and Grammar 11
Marianne Mithun

2 Intertextuality in Discourse 42
Adam Hodges

3 Cohesion and Texture 61
J. R. Martin

4 Intonation and Discourse 82
Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen

5 Voice Registers 105
Mark A. Sicoli

6 Computer-Mediated Discourse 2.0 127
Susan C. Herring and Jannis Androutsopoulos

7 Discourse Analysis and Narrative 152
Anna De Fina and Barbara Johnstone

8 Humor and Laughter 168
Salvatore Attardo

9 Discourse Markers: Language, Meaning, and Context 189
Yael Maschler and Deborah Schiffrin

10 Historical Discourse Analysis 222
Laurel J. Brinton

11 Discourse, Space, and Place 244
Elizabeth Keating

12 Gesture in Discourse 262
David Mcneill, Elena T. Levy, and Susan D. Duncan II Approaches and Methodologies 291

13 Nine Ways of Looking at Apologies: The Necessity for Interdisciplinary Theory and Method in Discourse Analysis 293
Robin Tolmach Lakoff

14 Interactional Sociolinguistics: A Personal Perspective 309
John J. Gumperz

15 Framing and Positioning 324
Cynthia Gordon

16 Conversational Interaction: The Embodiment of Human Sociality 346
Emanuel A. Schegloff

17 Transcribing Embodied Action 367
Paul Luff and Christian Heath

18 Constraining and Guiding the Flow of Discourse 391
Wallace Chafe

19 Imagination in Narratives 406
Herbert H. Clark and Mija M. Van Der Wege

20 Oral Discourse as a Semiotic Ecology: TheCo-construction and Mutual Influence of Speaking, Listening, and Looking 422
Frederick Erickson

21 Multimodality 447
Theo Van Leeuwen

22 Critical Discourse Analysis 466
Teun A. Van Dijk

23 Computer-Assisted Methods of Analyzing Textual and Intertextual Competence 486
Michael Stubbs

24 Register Variation: A Corpus Approach 505
Shelley Staples, Jesse Egbert, Douglas Biber, and Susan Conrad III The Individual, Society, and Culture 527

25 Voices of the Speech Community: Six People I Have Learned From 529
William Labov

26 Language Ideologies 557
Susan U. Philips

27 Discourse and Racism 576
Ruth Wodak and Martin Reisigl

28 Code-Switching, Identity, and Globalization 597
Kira Hall and Chad Nilep

29 Cross-cultural and Intercultural Communication and Discourse Analysis 620
Scott F. Kiesling

30 Discourse and Gender 639
Shari Kendall and Deborah Tannen

31 Queer Linguistics as Critical Discourse Analysis 661
William L. Leap

32 Child Discourse 681
Amy Kyratzis and Jenny Cook-Gumperz

33 Discourse and Aging 705
Heidi E. Hamilton and Toshiko Hamaguchi

34 Discursive Underpinnings of Family Coordination 728
Elinor Ochs and Tamar Kremer-Sadlik IV Discourse in Real-World Contexts 753

35 Institutional Discourse 755
Andrea Mayr

36 Political Discourse 775
John Wilson

37 Discourse and Media 795
Colleen Cotter

38 Discourse Analysis in the Legal Context 822
Roger W. Shuy

39 Discourse and Health Communication 841
Rodney H. Jones

40 Discourse in Educational Settings 858
Carolyn Temple Adger and Laura J. Wright

41 Discourse in the Workplace 880
Janet Holmes

42 Discourse and Religion 902
Michael Lempert

Author Index 921

Subject Index 939

About the Author

Deborah Tannen is University Professor and Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University. She has published 25 books, including You're the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women's Friendships (2017), Talking Voices (2nd edition 2007), Conversational Style (New Edition 2005), and You Just Don't Understand (1990). She has been McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University and has twice been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford. Heidi E. Hamilton is Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University. Her publications include Language, Dementia, and Meaning Making: Navigating Everyday Challenges of Epistemic Understanding and Face (in preparation), the Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication (co-edited with Sylvia Chou, 2014), Linguistics, Language, and the Professions (co-edited with James E. Alatis and Ai-hui Tan, 2002), and Conversations with an Alzheimer's Patient: An Interactional Sociolinguistic Study (1994, 2005). She has served as Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Linguistics in Innsbruck, Austria and as DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Visiting Professor in Berlin, Germany, and is recipient of the Humboldt Research Award. Deborah Schiffrin was Professor Emerita of Linguistics at Georgetown University. Her publications included In other words: Variation in reference and narrative (2006), Approaches to Discourse (1994), and Discourse Markers (1987). She was also the co-editor of Telling Stories (with Anna De Fina and Anastasia Nylund, 2010) and Discourse and Identity (with Anna De Fina and Michael Bamberg, 2006). Deborah sadly passed away in July 2017.

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