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Watching TV with a Linguist

Edited by Kristy Beers Fägersten

Hardcover $65.00s    |    978-0-8156-3493-5    |    2016

Paper $34.95    |    978-0-8156-1081-6    |    2016

ebook 978-0-8156-5395-0

An introduction to the study of linguistics, using popular and critically acclaimed television series to explain and illustrate language in use.

"A book like this ought to be available for instruction in linguistics and television studies, media studies, and cultural studies."—Michael Adams, professor of English, Indiana University

"This is an excellent book, which is innovative in its conceptualization, and expertly edited. . . . A must-read for the budding linguist and TV-enthusiast."—Monika Bednarek, senior lecturer, Department of Linguistics, University of Sydney

  Watching TV with a Linguist

  Kristy Beers Fägersten is professor of English linguistics at Södertörn University in Sweden. She is the author of Who’s Swearing Now? The Social Aspects of Conversational Swearing.

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6 x 9, 352 pages, 9 figures, 7 tables, notes, references, index

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