Nuria Lorenzo-Dus

List of John Benjamins publications for which Nuria Lorenzo-Dus plays a role.


Book series


Garcés-Conejos Blitvich, Pilar and Nuria Lorenzo-Dus 2022 Chapter 4. “Go ahead and ‘debunk’ truth by calling it a conspiracy theory”: The discursive construction of conspiracy theoryness in online affinity spacesConspiracy Theory Discourses, Demata, Massimiliano, Virginia Zorzi and Angela Zottola (eds.), pp. 71–98 | Chapter
To help fill in the research gap on conspiracy theorizing online (Varis 2019), this chapter addresses two research questions: the discursive construction of conspiracy theoryness in online affinity spaces (Gee 2005) and the extent to which these discursive constructions are aligned with those… read more
This chapter examines the visual construction of social actors (elite and non-elite) in all the news stories about political crises published by the British broadsheet The Independent between 2008 and 2014. Our findings show that the practices involved in the construction of political crises are… read more
This paper examines how the jihadist terrorist groups Al Qaeda and the so-called Islamic State discursively construct ‘the West’ as an alien, aberrant ‘other’ in their respective online propaganda magazines Inspire and Dabiq over a 5 year period (2010–2015). The analysis integrates insights from… read more
Garcés-Conejos Blitvich, Pilar, Patricia Bou-Franch and Nuria Lorenzo-Dus 2013 Despierten, Latinos (‘Wake up, Latinos’): Latino Identity, US Politics and YouTubeJournal of Language and Politics 12:4, pp. 558–582 | Article
This study examines the schemata underlying the social dimensions and relationships associated with the processes of Latino identity construction in 500 YouTube postings in response to the Obama Reggaeton video. According to Van Dijk (1998), such schemata allow members of a given group to provide… read more
This paper examines the email discursive practices of particular speakers of two different languages, namely Peninsular Spanish and British English. More specifically, our study focuses on (in)formality and (in)directness therein, for these lie at the heart of considerable scholarly debate… read more
This paper explicitly addresses the ‘elicited versus natural data debate’ in cross-cultural speech act realisation research through critical discussion of an empirical study of comparable request sequences by Spanish and British undergraduates to one of their lecturers. Elicited (discourse… read more
Lorenzo-Dus, Nuria and Paul Meara 2004 5. Role-plays and the assessment of oral proficiency in SpanishCurrent Trends in the Pragmatics of Spanish, Márquez Reiter, Rosina and María Elena Placencia (eds.), pp. 79 ff. | Chapter