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By Ruth Wodak, Rudolf de Cillia, Martin Reisigl, Karin Liebhart

Which issues, discursive techniques, and linguistic units are hired within the development of nationwide sameness and specialty at the one hand and distinction to different nationwide collectives at the different? This quantity examines ecu discourses of nationwide id, paying specific realization to Austria. The authors interpret ongoing alterations of the self and the opposite via a mixture of old idea and method and political technology. they think about the rhetorical advertising of nationwide id and the linguistic development and copy of nationwide distinction a number of degrees in the kingdom kingdom. This accelerated and revised version covers the impression of socio-political adjustments in Austria and within the ecu Union and the try to build hegemonic nationwide identities.

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Contents 2. Strategies 3. Means and forms of realisation. We employ further analytical methods depending on the type and size of data set we are investigating. For example, the analysis of political commemorative speeches necessitates a method which can identify the various rhetorical and argumentative features of the text, because these speeches are characterised by their rhetorical persuasive orientation. In contrast, in the study of the poster campaigns preceding the referendum on Austria’s EU accession we use ‘Critical Layout Analysis’ which is currently being developed in research by practitioners of British Critical Discourse Analysis.

Instead, we have introduced the 1003 02 pages 001-278:Layout 1 27/11/08 15:16 Page 27 The Discursive Construction of National Identity 27 term ‘uniqueness’, which – as we will explain presently – signifies something slightly different from the highly complex concept of selfhood. Likewise, we use the terms ‘sameness/equality’ and ‘similarity’ with a semantically looser and more undifferentiated meaning than that of Ricœur’s ‘sameness’ for pragmatic reasons – although we keep Ricœur’s theoretical considerations in the back of our minds by constantly recalling that the relational, dynamic concept of identity is tied up in a complex dialectical relationship between sameness and difference, and that narrative identity attempts to mediate in this relationship.

25 and p. 40). In addition, Anderson stresses the decisive role of the connection between capitalist production methods and book printing in the sixteenth century, from which a strong impulse towards the increased significance of local languages came after the saturation of the limited market for Latin books. In the course of this development, different varieties of languages were combined into a smaller number of written languages. In this way, large new circles of readers were formed which could be mobilised for political and religious purposes (for example, Protestantism and the Reformation) and later for political and national purposes.

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