Author:Davis, Boyd H., Brewer, Jeutonne

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Electronic Discourse Linguistic Individuals in Virtual Space

By: Davis, Boyd H., Brewer, Jeutonne

Price: $49.50

Publisher: United States, State University of New York Press: 5/Sep/1997

Seller ID: 6165

ISBN: 0791434761


Illustrations 196 Investigates the new world of computer conferencing and details how writers use language when their social interaction is exclusively enacted through text on screens.This book examines interactive electronic discourse, exposing use of language that has the immediacy characteristic of speech and the permanence characteristic of writing. The authors created an asynchronous mainframe conference for language and linguistics classes in which they presente... View more info