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The language of defendants in the 17th-century English courtroom : a socio-pragmatic analysis of the prisoners' interactional role and representation / Elisabetta Cecconi.

Author/Creator:
Cecconi, Elisabetta
Publication:
Bern ; New York : Peter Lang, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
238 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Criminal procedure -- England -- Language -- History -- 17th century.
Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Defense (Criminal procedure) -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Discourse analysis.
Contents:
The 17th-century English courtroom
Defendants and professionals : verbal duelling in the arraignment section
Defence construction in the evidence phase
Representation of defendants as a form of political propaganda.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-231) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George R. Fink Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
George R. Fink Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
3034311109
9783034311106 (pbk.)
Publisher no.:
99948572697
Web link:
The George R. Fink Memorial Fund Home Page
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