Changing genre conventions in historical English news discourse /

Mark Twain's famous hoax articles, such as "Petrified Man" (1862) and "ABloody Massacre near Carson" (1863), are forerunners of a genre - news satire -which blends together social criticism, humour and intentional deception. Unlike the present-day fake news press, represente...

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Corporate Author: CHINED (Conference) Rostock, Germany)
Other Authors: Bös, Birte, 1974- (Editor), Kornexl, Lucia (Editor)
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2015]
Series:Advances in historical sociolinguistics ; 5.
Online Access:CONNECT