Research in Critical Discourse Studies - Website Teun A. van Dijk

Books of Teun A. van Dijk

The following books are now available for downloading.

This is an ongoing project (of scanning, etc.) which will take some time. I hope that eventually all my books in English and Spanish that are no longer for sale will be available on line.

When citing these books, please cite the original place and year of publication, as well as the original publisher, as indicated below.

Special thanks go to those friends, students and colleagues who have helped to scan these books. 

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    * Text and Context. Explorations in the semantics and pragmatics of discourse (London and New York: Longman, 1977).

    * Tekstwetenschap. Een interdisciplinaire inleiding. (Discourse Studies. An interdisciplinary introduction.). (Utrecht: Het Spectrum, 1978) Scanned and .pdf file          prepared by Arnold Peters, the Netherlands.

    * Macrostructures (Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 1980)(version without Figures and Tables).

    * Strategies of Discourse Comprehension (with Walter Kintsch)(New York: Academic Press, 1983)

    * Structures of International News. Report to UNESCO. (University of Amsterdam, 1984).

    * Prejudice in Discourse (Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1984)

    * Communicating Racism. Ethnic prejudice in thought and talk. (Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1987).

    * News as Discourse  (Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 1988).

     * News Analysis  (Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 1988).Note that pages 114 and 115 will appear at the end of chapter two. This book has been  scanned by Monse 

        Cataldo Leyton.

    * Racism and the Press (London and New York: Routledge, 1991).

    * Elite Discourse and Racism (Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1993).

    * Ideology and Discourse. A Multidisciplinary Introduction.  English version of an internet course for the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). July 2000. 

        New version of the Spanish version published by Ariel, Barcelona, 2003.

    * Ideology. A multidiscplinary introduction. (London: Sage. 1998)