New and Published Books
1-10 of 14 results in 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 October 30th 2013 by Routledge
Wording the War
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 30th 2013 by Routledge
A Critical Evaluation
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 22nd 2013 by Routledge
From Monomodal to Multimodal
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 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Phraseology and Evaluative Language
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 13th 2013 by Routledge
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 October 31st 2012 by Routledge
Speech, Writing and Thought Presentation in a Corpus of English Writing
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 14th 2011 by Routledge
A Corpus-Based Investigation of Spoken and Written Modes
In this book, Farr examines the spoken and written language of post-observation teaching-practice feedback on teacher education programs. To do so, she draws upon theories from discourse analysis, conversation analysis, and pragmatics to frame the analysis of feedback meetings and written tutor...
Published July 25th 2010 by Routledge
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 June 7th 2010 by Routledge
Bad Language, Purity and Power from 1586 to the Present
Do men use bad language more than women? How do social class and the use of bad language interact? Do young speakers use bad language more frequently than older speakers? Using the spoken section of the British National Corpus, Swearing in English explores questions such as these and considers at...
Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge
Digital Literary Studies: Corpus Approaches to Poetry, Prose, and Drama
To Be Published March 9th 2014
The Linguistics of Political Argument: The Spin-Doctor and the Wolf-Pack at the White House
To Be Published August 14th 2014
Corpus Stylistics: Speech, Writing and Thought Presentation in a Corpus of English Writing
To Be Published August 14th 2014