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LINGUIST List 21.1837

Thu Apr 15 2010

Sum: Discourse Analysis of Football (Soccer) Commentators

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        1.    Neda Bimesl, Discourse Analysis of Football (Soccer) Commentators

Message 1: Discourse Analysis of Football (Soccer) Commentators
Date: 14-Apr-2010
From: Neda Bimesl <n_bimeslyahoo.com>
Subject: Discourse Analysis of Football (Soccer) Commentators
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Query for this summary posted in LINGUIST Issue: 21.699
There are several corpora that include spoken football commentaries:

1.) London-Lund Corpus (LLc): text 10.2:

2.) British National Corpus (BNC): S_sportslive, two texts, HEY and

3.) A website which provides football games, videos and highlights
through torrent downloading:

4.) More over, there is the Kicktionary, a multilingual electronic
dictionary of football language:

5.) Lavric, Eva, Gerhard Pisek, Andrew Skinner, Wolfgang Stadler
(eds.). 2008. "The Linguistics of Football," in Language in Performance
(28). Tübingen:
Gunter Narr Verlag.


6.) In the book listed above is this chapter:

Richard, Arnaud. 2008. "Football Televised Commentaries:
Descriptions, Narrations & Representations of a Non-Victory (The
European Championship Final 1976 – Bayern Munich vs. AS St-
Étienne)," in Eva Lavric, Gerhard Pisek, Andrew Skinner, Wolfgang
Stadler (eds.), The Linguistics of Football, in Language in Performance
(28), 193-202. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag.

Link to chapter:

7.) The MA dissertation at Lancaster University back in 2006, written
by Maria Georgalou:

Georgalou, Maria. (2009) "The Discursive Construction of National
Identity in Media Sport: The Case of Greece at Euro 2004." MA
Dissertation, Lancaster University, UK (2006). Saarbrücken: VDM
Verlag Dr. Müller.

8.) Moreover, there is David Caldwell's BA (Hons) thesis, Deakin
University, Melbourne, "On the language of Footballer's postmatch
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

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