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New and Published Books

  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. 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

  3. Corpus-Based Sociolinguistics

    A Guide for Students

    By Eric Friginal, Jack Hardy

    In the last decade, the availability of corpora and the technological advancements of corpus tools have increased dramatically. Applied linguists have greater access to data from around the world and in a variety of languages through websites, blogs, and social networking sites, and there is a high...

    Published January 21st 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. Exploring Vocabulary

    Language in Action

    By Dee Gardner

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions

    A Multimodal Approach

    By Maria Grazia Sindoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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