Joanna Thornborrow

List of John Benjamins publications for which Joanna Thornborrow plays a role.

Book series


The Sociolinguistics of Narrative

Edited by Joanna Thornborrow and Jennifer Coates

[Studies in Narrative, 6] 2005. vi, 300 pp.
Subjects Communication Studies | Discourse studies | Narrative Studies | Pragmatics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology


Despite the emergence of newer forms of web-based political engagement, radio phone-ins continue to have a significant role in the enactment of the democratic process, providing a live forum for direct encounters between members of the public and politicians, beyond the professional forms of… read more
In this paper we analyse the discursive frameworks for interaction in a UK political radio phone-in between 2001 and 2010, and the implications of those frameworks for public engagement with politicians. The BBC Radio 4 phone-in program Election Call, broadcast in the run-up to a general election,… read more
Thornborrow, Joanna and Jennifer Coates 2005 The Sociolinguistics of Narrative: Identity, performance, cultureThe Sociolinguistics of Narrative, Thornborrow, Joanna and Jennifer Coates (eds.), pp. 1–16 | Article
Thornborrow, Joanna 2004 Meta-narratives of cultural experience: Race, class, genderConsidering Counter-Narratives: Narrating, resisting, making sense, Bamberg, Michael and Molly Andrews (eds.), pp. 270–275 | Article
Thornborrow, Joanna 2002 Meta-narratives of Cultural Experience: Race, Class, GenderNarrative Inquiry 12:2, pp. 447–453 | Miscellaneous