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New Introduction to the Study of Text and Discourse

According to the author, "this book is by no means a ‘new edition’ with cosmetic updates and expanded ‘References’; instead, this Introduc-tion differs from the old Introduction to Text Linguistics of 1981 more than resembles it, though the two books share the programmatic concern for authentic and interesting examples and an openness for new issues. Moreover, this book is a more programmatic project for re-inventing the voice of the author, furthering the shift away from the static, faceless, and power-based authority of ‘monological’ academic writing over to a dynamic, personal, and solidarity-based participant in dialogical engagements with a multiplicity of alternative voices.



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