: Austermühl, Frank.
: 9789027206442 9789027270788 9027270783 9027206449
: Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : John Benjamins Publishing,
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Based on extensive quantitative and qualitative analyses of a corpus of American presidential speeches that includes all inaugural addresses and State of the Union messages from 1789 to 2008, as well as major foreign and security policy speeches after 1945, this research monograph analyzes the various forms and functions of intertextual references found in the discourse of American presidents. Working within an original, interdisciplinary theoretical framework established by theories of intertextuality, discourse analysis, and presidential studies, the book discusses five different types of pr