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Metaphors of Brexit: No cherries on the cake? (2019)
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Charteris-Black, J. (2019). Metaphors of Brexit: No cherries on the cake?. (1). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-28768-9

How were social media posts, scripted speeches, traditional news media and political cartoons used and understood during the Brexit campaign? What phrases and metaphors were key during and after the 2016 Brexit referendum? How far did the Remain and... Read More about Metaphors of Brexit: No cherries on the cake?.

Analysing Political Speeches: Rhetoric, Discourse and Metaphor (2nd edition) (2018)
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Charteris-Black, J. (2018). Analysing Political Speeches: Rhetoric, Discourse and Metaphor (2nd edition). (2). Red Globe Press

Exploring speeches by public figures such as Emma Watson, Tony Blair, Donald Trump, Julia Gillard and Lady Gaga, this engaging textbook explains the ways in which political speeches can be analysed. It examines the role of language in speeches and ho... Read More about Analysing Political Speeches: Rhetoric, Discourse and Metaphor (2nd edition).

Fire Metaphors: Discourses of Awe and Authority (2016)
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Charteris-Black, J. (2016). Fire Metaphors: Discourses of Awe and Authority. (1). Bloomsbury Publishing. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781474219556

This detailed study of fire metaphors provides a deep understanding of the purposeful work of metaphor in discourse. It analyses how and why fire metaphors are used in discourses of awe (mythology and religion) and authority (political speeches and m... Read More about Fire Metaphors: Discourses of Awe and Authority.

Gender and the language of illness (2010)
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Charteris-Black, J., & Seale, C. (2010). Gender and the language of illness. Palgrave Macmillan

This book is based on interviews with people talking about their experiences of many different types of illness. Their use of language shows the influences of gender, social class and age and reveals conformity and resistance to gender stereotypes. W... Read More about Gender and the language of illness.