Blitvich, Pilar Garcés-Conejos

Real Talk: Reality Television and Discourse Analysis in Action

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Nuria Lorenzo-Dus, Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich

Part I. The Reality of Discourse and Discourse Analysis: Theory, Approaches, Practices

2. Reality television: a discourse-analytical perspective
Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich, Nuria Lorenzo-Dus

3. Discourse approaches to the study of reality television
Nuria Lorenzo-Dus, Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich

Part II. Reality Television and Identity

4. How ‘real’ is reality television in China? On the success of a Chinese dating programme
Chris Shei

5. The (inter)play of nationality, religiosity and gender: textual mechanisms for the rich representation of Israeli identity on a reality race gamedoc
Michal Hamo

6. ‘There’s no harm, is there, in letting your emotions out’: a multimodal perspective on language, emotion and identity in MasterChef Australia
Monika Bednarek

7. The aesthetics of poverty and crime in Argentinean reality television
María Laura Pardo

8. Heroic endeavours: flying high in New Zealand reality television
Philippa Smith

Part III. Reality Television and Aggression

9. (Im)politeness and exploitative TV in Britain and North America: The X Factor and American Idol
Jonathan Culpeper, Oliver Holmes

10. Impoliteness in US/UK talent shows: a diachronic study of the evolution of a genre
Nuria Lorenzo-Dus, Patricia Bou-Franch, Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich

11. ‘No eres inteligente ni para tener amigos… Pues anda que tú’ [‘You are not even clever enough to have any friends… Look who’s talking!’]: a quantitative analysis of the production and reception of impoliteness in present-day Spanish reality television
José Luis Blas Arroyo

12. ‘You are killing your kids’: framing and impoliteness in a health makeover reality TV show
Cynthia Gordon

13. Moments of truth: telling it like it is on The Jeremy Kyle Show
Andrew Tolson

Keywords: Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Regional and Cultural Studies, Sociology, general, Social Sciences, general, Language and Literature

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