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Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

Series Editor: Tony McEnery, Michael Hoey

Corpus based linguistics is a dynamic area of linguistic research. The series aims to reflect the diversity of approaches to the subject, and thus to provides a forum for debate and detailed discussion of the various ways of building, exploiting and theorizing about the use of corpora in language studies.

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1-10 of 15 results in Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics
  1. Corpus-Based Contrastive Studies of English and Chinese

    By Tony McEnery, Richard Xiao

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book is concerned with cross-linguistic contrast of major grammatical categories in English and Chinese, two most important yet genetically different world languages. This genetic difference has resulted in many subsidiary differences that are, among other things, related to grammar. Compared...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Linguistics of Political Argument

    The Spin-Doctor and the Wolf-Pack at the White House

    By Alan Partington

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book examines the relationship between the White House, in the person of its press secretary, and the press corps through a linguistic analysis of the language used by both sides. A corpus was compiled of around fifty press briefings from the late Clinton years. A wide range of topics are...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Digital Literary Studies

    Corpus Approaches to Poetry, Prose, and Drama

    By David L. Hoover, Jonathan Culpeper, Kieran O'Halloran

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Digital Literary Studies presents a broad and varied picture of the promise and potential of methods and approaches that are crucially dependent upon the digital nature of the literary texts it studies and the texts and collections of texts with which they are compared. It focuses on style, diction...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Public Discourses of Gay Men

    By Paul Baker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Queer linguistics has only recently developed as an area of study; however academic interest in this field is rapidly increasing. Despite its growing appeal, many books on ‘gay language’ focus on private conversation and small communities. As such, Public Discourses of Gay Men represents an...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies on the Iraq Conflict

    Wording the War

    Edited by John Morley, Paul Bayley

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This volume seeks to illustrate the fundamental role of language in political action, focusing on the war in Iraq. It combines quantitative methods, based on a sophisticated modular corpus that was queried through special software with the aim of identifying regularly occurring lexical and semantic...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Semantic Prosody

    A Critical Evaluation

    By Dominic Stewart

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Semantic Prosody is the first full-length treatment of semantic prosody, a concept akin to connotation but which connects crucially with typical lexical environment. For example, it has been claimed that the adverb 'utterly' is characterised by an unfavourable semantic prosody on account of its...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Spoken Corpus Linguistics

    From Monomodal to Multimodal

    By Svenja Adolphs, Ronald Carter

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    In this book, Adolphs and Carter explore key approaches to work in spoken corpus linguistics. The book discusses some of the pioneering challenges faced in designing, building and utilising insights from the analysis of spoken corpora, arguing that, even though writing is heavily privileged in...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Corpus Approaches to Evaluation

    Phraseology and Evaluative Language

    By Susan Hunston

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book applies a set of corpus investigation techniques to the study of evaluation, or stance, or affect, in naturally-occurring discourse. Evaluative language indicates opinions, attitudes, and judgments. It is an important part of activities such as persuading someone that a particular...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Corpus Stylistics and Dickens’s Fiction

    By Michaela Mahlberg

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book presents an innovative approach to the language of one of the most popular English authors. It illustrates how corpus linguistic methods can be employed to study electronic versions of texts by Charles Dickens. With particular focus on Dickens’s novels, the book proposes a way into the...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Corpus Stylistics

    Speech, Writing and Thought Presentation in a Corpus of English Writing

    By Elena Semino, Mick Short

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book combines stylistic analysis with corpus linguistics to present an innovative account of the phenomenon of speech, writing and thought presentation - commonly referred to as 'speech reporting' or 'discourse presentation'.This new account is based on an extensive analysis of a...

    Published September 15th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Spoken Corpus Linguistics: From Monomodal to Multimodal
    By Svenja Adolphs, Ronald Carter
    To Be Published January 21st 2015

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