Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Wiley-Blackwell Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


New from Brill!

ad

Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


Book Information

   

Title: New Approaches in Text Linguistics
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=BJL%2023
Series Title: Belgian Journal of Linguistics 23
Description:

Over the last years, research in text linguistics has yielded insights into
different levels of methodological reflection and practice, resulting in
new issues for investigation. On the one hand, the development of
computerized corpora and 'hypertextual' reading has reminded researchers
that the text is a complex object, both linear and network-like, and
largely shaped by its context: how can analysis grapple with such a
complexity? On the other hand, the processing of computerized corpora
raises new methodological questions about the textual units chosen for
analysis or about the use of grammatical categories as tools for stylistic
and generic characterization of texts.This volume hopes to offer some
constructive reflection on these challenging issues. The selected papers
either demonstrate the value of some innovative method of analysis through
concrete applications, or develop strong and well-argued epistemological
positions, illustrated with examples. Interdisciplinary contributions are
also represented: when dealing with 'regulating concepts' such as 'corpus',
'inter-/co-text', 'speech genre', etc., various domains including
stylistics, genetic criticism, contrastive research, didactic approaches,
statistical linguistics and discourse analysis share a common interest with
text linguistics.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: John Benjamins
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9789027226839
Prices: EuropeEURO 98.00
U.S.$ 147.00