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Title: The discourse of text messaging : analysis of SMS communication / Caroline Tagg.
Continuum discourse

Author: Tagg, Caroline.
General Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Chapter 1: Situating text messaging : what, who, how and why ; Chapter 2 : Issue in Collecting Data; Chapter 3 : Respellings in Text Messaging; Chapter 4: The Grammar of Text Messaging; Chapter 5 : Spoken Discourse Markers in Text Messaging ; Chapter 6 : Frequent Words and Phrases in Text Messaging ; Chapter 7 : Everyday Creativity in Text Messaging ; Chapter 8 : Performing Identity through Text Messaging ; Chapter 9 : Text messaging in the World : the State of the Art and its Future ; Bibliography ; Index.
Reveals the complexity of the language used in SMS text communication, and how it exploits various linguistic resources to create identities. This book describes the language used in a corpus of over 11,000 text messages, as yet the largest collection in the UK.

Publisher: Continuum International Pub.,
Publication Date: 2012.
Publication Place: London ; New york :
ISBN: 9781441173768 (pbk.)
Subject: Discourse analysis -- Data processsing.
Text messages (Cell phone systems)
Instant messaging.

Series: Continuum discourse
Contents: Chapter 1: Situating text messaging : what, who, how and why ; Chapter 2 : Issue in Collecting Data; Chapter 3 : Respellings in Text Messaging; Chapter 4: The Grammar of Text Messaging; Chapter 5 : Spoken Discourse Markers in Text Messaging ; Chapter 6 : Frequent Words and Phrases in Text Messaging ; Chapter 7 : Everyday Creativity in Text Messaging ; Chapter 8 : Performing Identity through Text Messaging ; Chapter 9 : Text messaging in the World : the State of the Art and its Future ; Bibliography ; Index.
Cataloging Source: JO-IrCEJ - JO-AmUJL
Physical Description: vii, 225 p. : ill. ;

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