approaches to text analysis

Johanna Rubba jrubba at
Tue Jan 4 02:48:07 UTC 2011

Here is a rather basic one by Raphael Salkie:

This is also worth a look. It's intended for language education (ESL, particularly), but I think you'll find it very rich. Evelyn Hatch:

On Jan 3, 2011, at 6:30 PM, Cecilia E. Ford wrote:

I teach a regular course on grammar in use, centering on language in interaction. I would like to include some coverage of analyzing written text and am interested in suggestions of approaches that would work for a mixed graduate/undergraduate class.  Any suggestions on textbooks, articles, chapters, introductory essays or the like?
Cecilia E. Ford
Nancy C. Hoefs Professor of English
Professor of Sociology
University of Wisconsin-Madison

UW Interaction Interest Group (UWIIG):

Ford website:

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