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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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11-15 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 June 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Swearing in English

    Bad Language, Purity and Power from 1586 to the Present

    By Tony McEnery

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    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

  3. Grammaticalization and English Complex Prepositions

    A Corpus-based Study

    By Sebastian Hoffmann

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    What is a grammatical unit? How does grammatical structure evolve? How can we best investigate the mental representation of grammar? What is the connection between language use and language structure? This book aims to help answer such questions by presenting a detailed analysis of English...

    Published May 11th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Discourse Markers Across Languages

    A Contrastive Study of Second-Level Discourse Markers in Native and Non-Native Text with Implications for General and Pedagogic Lexicography

    By Siepmann Dirk

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book offers a corpus-based comparative study of an almost entirely unexplored set of multi-word lexical items serving pragmatic or text-structuring functions. Part One provides a descriptive account of multi-word discourse markers in written English, French and German, focussing on dicussion...

    Published March 15th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Antonymy

    A Corpus-Based Perspective

    By Steven Jones

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Antonymy is the technical name used to describe 'opposites', pairs of words such as rich/poor, love/hate and male/female. Antonyms are a ubiquitous part of everyday language, and this book provides a detailed, comprehensive account of the phenomenon.This book demonstrates how traditional linguistic...

    Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Corpus-Based Contrastive Studies of English and Chinese
    By Tony McEnery, Richard Xiao
    To Be Published July 10th 2014

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