LINGUIST List 26.738

Wed Feb 04 2015

Books: Corpus-based Research in Applied Linguistics: Cortes, Csomay (eds.)

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Date: 04-Feb-2015
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Corpus-based Research in Applied Linguistics: Cortes, Csomay (eds.)
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Title: Corpus-based Research in Applied Linguistics
Subtitle: Studies in Honor of Doug Biber
Series Title: Studies in Corpus Linguistics 66
Published: 2015
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: https://benjamins.com/catalog/scl.66

Editor: Viviana Cortes
Editor: Eniko Csomay
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269058 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 90.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027203748 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027203748 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 76.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027203748 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.40
Abstract:

This volume comprises nine contributions that were written by up-and-coming corpus-based researchers with varied areas of expertise, who were all disciples of Douglas Biber sometime in the past two decades. These papers cover a wide variety of linguistic analyses and describe the principles of the Flagstaff school: a careful procedure for language corpora collection with special consideration for corpus size, representativeness, sampling and systematic analysis; the use of computer programming abilities that allow the posing of corpus-based research questions never asked before; and a strong emphasis on the combination of quantitative methods based on sound and innovative statistical procedures complemented with comprehensive qualitative functional analyses of the language. This volume has been edited in honor of Douglas Biber, a pioneer of the American school of corpus-based research.

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

Written In: English (eng)

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