Early modern English news discourse : newspapers, pamphlets and scientific news discourse /

In Early Modern Britain, new publication channels were developed and new textual genres established themselves. News discourse became increasingly more important and reached wider audiences, with pamphlets as the first real mass media. Newspapers appeared, first on a weekly and then on a daily basis...

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Corporate Author: CHINED (Conference) Kartause Ittingen)
Other Authors: Jucker, Andreas H.
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2009.
Series:Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser., 187.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Newspapers, pamphlets and scientific news discourse in early modern Britain / Andreas H. Jucker
  • Newspapers. Crime and punishment / Udo Fries
  • Reading late eighteenth-century want ads / Laura Wright
  • "Alwayes in te orbe of honest mirth, and next to truth": proto-infotainment in The Welch mercury / Nicholas Brownlees
  • Religious language in early English newspapers? / Thomas Kohnen
  • "As silly as an Irish Teague": comparisons in early English news discourse / Claudia Claridge
  • "Place yer bets" and "Let us hope": imperatives and their pragmatic functions in news reports / Birte Bös
  • Pamphlets. Comparing seventeenth-century news broadsides and occasional news pamphlets: interrelatedness in news reporting / Elisabetta Cecconi
  • "From you, my Lord, professions are but words they are so much bait for fools to catch at": impoliteness strategies in the 1797-1800 Act of Union pamphlet debate / Alessandra Levorato
  • Scientific news discourse. "Joyful news out of the newfound world": medical and scientific news reports in early modern England / Irma Taavitsainen
  • News filtering processes in the Philosophical transactions / Lilo Moessner.