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Title Legacies of totalitarian language in the discourse culture of the post-totalitarian era / [edited by] Ernest Andrews
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2011
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 216 pages)
Contents The absent past : the language of Czech sociology before and after 1989 / Marek Skovajsa -- The linguistic legacy of the communist propaganda in post-communist thought patterns : the case of Poland / Magda Stroinska -- What does democracy mean in Moldova? : political discourse around contested words in the disputed elections of 2009 / Matthew H. Ciscel -- The language of Romanian post-communist politics twenty years after : linguistic memories of a communist past / Cosmina Tanasoiu -- Newspeak in the language of politics in the post-totalitarian era : the case of Bulgaria / Rossen Vassilev -- Intertwining legacies : language and socio-cultural change in post-Soviet Latvia / Andrejs Plakans -- The language of the media in post-communist Romania / Marius Dragomir -- Changes and continuities / Norina Solomon -- Official ideological discourse in pre-transition and post-communist Russia : what has really changed since the communist period? / Ekaterina Levintova -- Language, state, and society in post-Mao China : continuity and change / Ji Fengyuan
Summary The book represents the first scholarly work to provide a detailed and clear view of the extent to which, and of the way in which linguistic-mental habits of the communist totalitarian era manifest themselves in the new discursive environment of the post-totalitarian era in Eastern Europe, Russia, and China. The book achieves its objective through ten discrete discussions, each offering new perspectives and insights on the book's topic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Discourse analysis -- Political aspects -- China.
Discourse analysis -- Political aspects -- Europe, Eastern.
Discourse analysis -- Political aspects -- Russia (Federation)
Post-communism -- Social aspects -- China.
Post-communism -- Social aspects -- Europe, Eastern.
Post-communism -- Social aspects -- Russia (Federation)
Totalitarianism -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
China -- Languages.
Europe, Eastern -- Languages.
Russia (Federation) -- Languages.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Andrews, Ernest, 1939-
ISBN 0739164678 (electronic bk)
9780739164679 (electronic bk)