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LINGUIST List 25.1760

Wed Apr 16 2014

Books: The Legal Language of Scottish Burghs: Kopaczyk

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 16-Apr-2014
From: Emma Turner <emma.turneroup.com>
Subject: The Legal Language of Scottish Burghs: Kopaczyk
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Title: The Legal Language of Scottish Burghs
Subtitle: Standardization and Lexical Bundles
Published: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
                http://www.oup.com/us

Book URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199945153.do

Author: Joanna Kopaczyk
Hardback: ISBN: 9780199945153 Pages: 360 Price: U.K. £ 50.00
Abstract:

This book offers an innovative, corpus-driven approach to historical legal discourse. It is the first monograph to examine textual standardization patterns in legal and administrative texts on the basis of lexical bundles, drawing on a comprehensive corpus of medieval and early modern legal texts. The book's focus is on legal language in Scotland, where law—with its own nomenclature and its own repertoire of discourse features—was shaped and marked by the concomitant standardizing of the vernacular language, Scots, a sister language to the English of the day

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Scots (sco)

Written In: English (eng)

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