Ecolinguistics: Language, Ecology and the Stories We Live By

Ecolinguistics: Language, Ecology and the Stories We Live By


The more and more swift destruction of the ecological platforms that help lifestyles is looking into query a number of the basic tales that we are living through: tales of limitless financial development, of consumerism, growth, individualism, luck, and the human domination of nature.

Ecolinguistics

exhibits how linguistic research will help exhibit the tales we are living via, open them as much as query, and give a contribution to the hunt for brand spanking new tales. Bringing jointly the most recent ecolinguistic reports with new theoretical insights and functional analyses, this booklet charts a brand new direction for ecolinguistics as an engaged kind of severe enquiry. Featuring:

  • A framework for figuring out the idea of ecolinguistics and utilising it virtually in actual life;
  • Exploration of various subject matters from consumerism in way of life magazines to jap nature haiku;
  • A complete thesaurus giving concise descriptions of the linguistic phrases utilized in the book;
  • Discourse research of quite a lot of texts together with newspapers, magazines, ads, movies, nonfiction books, and visible images.

This is vital examining for undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers operating within the parts of Discourse research and Language and Ecology.

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