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FYI: New Series: Yearbook of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics

Author: Jesús Romero-Trillo

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Text/Corpus Linguistics

FYI Body: Announcement of the New Series 'Yearbook of Corpus Linguistics and

Editor-in-chief: Jesús Romero-Trillo, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid;

I am pleased to announce the new series ‘Yearbook of Corpus
Linguistics and Pragmatics’, published by Springer. The series intends
to address the interface between Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics
with a special focus on the theoretical study of language in real
contexts. The volumes will especially welcome contributions with new
theoretical approaches to the analysis of specific languages, to
multimodal corpus analysis, and to the pragmatic implications of the
interactions between different types of speakers.

Please send your proposals for the 2012 volume to


The manuscripts (9,000 words circa) must follow the Author
instructions found in following link


More information: www.clancorpus.net

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