Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 April 2010

272 Pages | 1 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195374056

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Television Dramatic Dialogue

A Sociolinguistic Study

Kay Richardson

Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Focuses on a kind of language use that has been little studied and may be regarded as rather unworthy from some perspectives.
  • Iinterdisciplinary, bridging between applied language studies and television drama research.
  • Identifies new impoliteness phenomena in language use.
  • Contributes to ongoing debates about quality in TV drama and the nature of creativity.

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