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Journal Title: International Journal of Corpus Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   18 / 1
Issue Title: Current Issues in Phraseology
Date: 23/05/2013
Table of Contents: 2013. vii 165 pp.

Table of Contents

Special issue: Current Issues in Phraseology iii

Editor’s note
Michaela Mahlberg iii

Sebastian Hoffmann, Bettina Fischer-Starcke and Andrea Sand 1 – 6

Like I said again and again and over and over : On the ADV1 and ADV1 construction with adverbs of direction in English
Magnus Levin and Hans Lindquist 7 – 34

Phrases in literary contexts: Patterns and distributions of suspensions in Dickens’s novels
Michaela Mahlberg, Catherine Smith and Simon Preston 35 – 56

On “true” portraits of Letters to Shareholders – and the importance of phraseological analysis
Amanda C. Murphy 57 – 82

The development of formulaic sequences in first and second language writing: Investigating effects of frequency, association, and native norm
Matthew Brook O'Donnell, Ute Römer and Nick C. Ellis 83 – 108

Lexical frames in academic prose and conversation
Bethany Gray and Douglas Biber 109 – 136

50-something years of work on collocations: What is or should be next …
Stefan Th. Gries 137 – 166
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 24.2286