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Sat Feb 14 2009

Books: Text&Corpus Ling/Discourse Analysis: Flowerdew, Mahlberg (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Lexical Cohesion and Corpus Linguistics: Flowerdew, Mahlberg (Eds)


Message 1: Lexical Cohesion and Corpus Linguistics: Flowerdew, Mahlberg (Eds)
Date: 12-Feb-2009
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Lexical Cohesion and Corpus Linguistics: Flowerdew, Mahlberg (Eds)
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Title: Lexical Cohesion and Corpus Linguistics
Series Title: Benjamins Current Topics 17
Published: 2009
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=BCT%2017

Editor: John Flowerdew
Editor: Michaela Mahlberg
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027289711 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 80.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027289711 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 120.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027222473 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 80.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027222473 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 120.00
Abstract:

Lexical cohesion is about meaning in text. It concerns the ways in which
lexical items relate to each other and to other cohesive devices so that
textual continuity is created. Traditionally, lexical cohesion (along with
other types of cohesion) has been investigated in individual texts. With
the advent of corpus techniques, however, there is potential to investigate
lexical cohesion with reference to large corpora. This collection of papers
illustrates a variety of corpus approaches to lexical cohesion.
Contributions deal with lexical cohesion in relation to rhetorical
structure, lexical bundles and discourse signalling, discourse intonation,
semantic prosody, use of signalling nouns, and corpus linguistic theory.
The volume also considers implications that innovative approaches to
lexical cohesion can have for language teaching.

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

Written In: English (eng )

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