LINGUIST List 14.2101

Fri Aug 8 2003

Books: Text/Corpus Ling: Leistyna & Meyer (Eds.)

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Message 1: Corpus Analysis: Leistyna & Meyer (Eds.) (2003)

Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2003 10:19:40 +0000
From: E.van.Broekhuizen <E.van.Broekhuizenrodopi.nl>
Subject: Corpus Analysis: Leistyna & Meyer (Eds.) (2003)



Title: Corpus Analysis.
Subtitle: Language Structure and Language Use.
Series Title: Language and Computers Vol. 46
			
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Rodopi 
 http://www.rodopi.nl/		 
			
Editor: Pepi Leistyna, 
Editor: Charles F. Meyer, 
				
Hardback: ISBN: 9042010363, Pages: V, 288 pp., Price: GBP 75 / US$ 89
			
Abstract:

The papers published in this volume were originally presented at the
Third North American Symposium on Corpus Linguistics and Language
Teaching held on 23-25 March 2001 at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston,
Massachusetts. Each paper analyses some aspect of language use or
structure in one or more of the many linguistic corpora now
available. The number of different corpora investigated in the book is
a real testament to the progress that has been made in recent years in
developing new corpora, particularly spoken corpora, as over half of
the papers deal either wholly or partially with the analysis of spoken
data. This book will be of particular interest to undergraduate and
graduate students and scholars interested in corpus, socio and applied
linguistics, discourse analysis, pragmatics, and language teaching.

Contents: 
Preface
John M. SWALES and Amy BURKE: "It's really fascinating work":
Differences in Evaluative Adjectives across Academic Registers
Anna MAURANEN: "But here's a flawed argument": Socialisation into and
through Metadiscourse
John FLOWERDEW: Register-specificity of Signalling Nouns in Discourse
Douglas BIBER: Variation among University Spoken and Written
Registers: A New Multi-dimensional Analysis
Ulla CONNOR and Thomas UPTON: Linguistic Dimensions of Direct Mail Letters
Christer GEISLER: Gender-Based Variation in Nineteenth-Century English
Letter-Writing
Susan FITZMAURICE: The Grammar of Stance in Early Eighteenth-Century
English Epistolary Language
Kristen PRECHT: "Great vs. Lovely": Stance Differences in American and
British English
Michael J. McCARTHY and Anne O'KEEFFE: "What's in a Name?": Vocatives
in Casual Conversations and Radio Phone-in Calls
Hongyin TAO: Turn Initiators in Spoken English: A Corpus-Based
Approach to Interaction and Grammar
Malcah YAEGER-DROR, Lauren HALL-LEW and Sharon DECKERT: Situational
Variation in Intonational Strategies
Bonnie FONSECA-GREBER and Linda R. WAUGH: On the Radical Difference
between the Subject Personal Pronouns in Written and Spoken European
French
Charles MEYER, Roger GRABOWSKI, Hung-Yul HAN, Konstantin MANTZOURANIS,
and Stephanie MOSES: The World Wide Web as Linguistic Corpus
Robert BLEY-VROMAN: Corpus Linguistics and Second Language
Acquisition: Rules and Frequency in the Acquisition of English
Multiple wh-Questions
Juhani RUDANKO: Comparing Alternate Complements of Object Control
Verbs: Evidence from the Bank of English Corpus List of Contributors.


Lingfield(s):

Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
			 
Subject Language(s): English (Language code: ENG)

Language Family(ies): English

Areal Regions: Western Europe

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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