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"And, so today, a new season of American renewal has begun." A Critical Metaphor Analysis of NEWNESS in American Presidential Discourse.

URN to cite this document:
urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-epub-528805
DOI to cite this document:
10.5283/epub.52880
Sing, Christine S.
Date of publication of this fulltext: 22 Sep 2022 14:04


Abstract (English)

This book-length study examines the importance of the concept of NEWNESS in American presidential discourse, with a focus on the inaugural address as a major institutionalised form of public address on the American political calendar. Throughout its seven themed chapters, this doctoral thesis reconceptualises the inaugural as an epideictic genre with the dual function of cultural transmission and ...

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Translation of the abstract (German)

Die vorliegende Studie hat das Konzept NEWNESS in der amerikanischen politischen Rhetorik zum Gegenstand und untersucht es anhand des spezifischen Genres Antrittsrede innerhalb der präsidentiellen Rhetorik amerikanischer Präsidenten. Antrittsreden, die sog. Inaugural Addresses, sind eine der wichtigsten institutionalisierten Formen der öffentlichen Ansprache im amerikanischen politischen ...

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