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Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics


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Corpus based linguistics is a dynamic area of linguistic research. The series aims to reflect the diversity of approaches to the subject, and thus to provides a forum for debate and detailed discussion of the various ways of building, exploiting and theorizing about the use of corpora in language studies.

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Corpora in ESP/EAP Writing Instruction Preparation, Exploitation, Analysis

Corpora in ESP/EAP Writing Instruction: Preparation, Exploitation, Analysis

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Maggie Charles, Ana Frankenberg-Garcia
March 30, 2021

This collection showcases the latest innovations in research on the application of corpora and corpus-based methods in writing instruction in ESP/EAP and the many ways in which corpora can be successfully and practically integrated in ESP/EAP programmes While previous work has discussed the ...

Overcoming Challenges in Corpus Construction The Spoken British National Corpus 2014

Overcoming Challenges in Corpus Construction: The Spoken British National Corpus 2014

1st Edition

By Robbie Love
January 14, 2020

This volume offers a critical examination of the construction of the Spoken British National Corpus 2014 (Spoken BNC2014) and points the way forward toward a more informed understanding of corpus linguistic methodology more broadly. The book begins by situating the creation of this second corpus, a...

Using Corpus Methods to Triangulate Linguistic Analysis

Using Corpus Methods to Triangulate Linguistic Analysis

1st Edition

Edited By Jesse Egbert, Paul Baker
September 19, 2019

This book builds on Baker and Egbert’s previous work on triangulating methodological approaches in corpus linguistics and takes triangulation one step further to highlight its broader applicability when implemented with other linguistic research methods. The volume showcases research methods from ...

The Religious Rhetoric of U.S. Presidential Candidates A Corpus Linguistics Approach to the Rhetorical God Gap

The Religious Rhetoric of U.S. Presidential Candidates: A Corpus Linguistics Approach to the Rhetorical God Gap

1st Edition

By Arnaud Vincent
September 05, 2019

Drawing on corpus linguistic methods of analysis, this book critically examines the "rhetorical God gap" in American political discourse between the Democratic and Republican parties. The volume investigates the claims (which have often not been substantiated by quantitative data in the literature ...

Self-Reflexive Journalism A Corpus Study of Journalistic Culture and Community in the Guardian

Self-Reflexive Journalism: A Corpus Study of Journalistic Culture and Community in the Guardian

1st Edition

By Anna Marchi
March 26, 2019

This book develops a corpus-assisted approach to the study of self-reflexivity in journalism and examines the ways in which news workers and subsequently, news organizations, choose to promote an identity for themselves and the ideologies that accompany them. Using The Guardian as a case study, the...

The Language of Hate A Corpus Lingusitic Analysis of White Supremacist Language

The Language of Hate: A Corpus Lingusitic Analysis of White Supremacist Language

1st Edition

By Andrew Brindle
August 23, 2018

In this book, Andrew Brindle analyzes a corpus of texts taken from a white supremacist web forum which refer to the subject of homosexuality, drawing conclusions about the discourses of extremism and the dissemination of far-right hate speech online. The website from which Brindle’s corpus is drawn...

Triangulating Methodological Approaches in Corpus Linguistic Research

Triangulating Methodological Approaches in Corpus Linguistic Research

1st Edition

Edited By Paul Baker, Jesse Egbert
August 23, 2018

Contemporary corpus linguists use a wide variety of methods to study discourse patterns. This volume provides a systematic comparison of various methodological approaches in corpus linguistics through a series of parallel empirical studies that use a single corpus dataset to answer the same ...

Multilayer Corpus Studies

Multilayer Corpus Studies

1st Edition

By Amir Zeldes
July 04, 2018

This volume explores the opportunities afforded by the construction and evaluation of multilayer corpora, an emerging methodology within corpus linguistics that brings about multiple independent parallel analyses of the same linguistic phenomena, and how the interplay of these concurrent analyses ...

Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014

Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech: Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014

1st Edition

Edited By Vaclav Brezina, Robbie Love, Karin Aijmer
May 31, 2018

Featuring contributions from an international team of leading and up-and-coming scholars, this innovative volume provides a comprehensive sociolinguistic picture of current spoken British English based on the Spoken BNC2014, a brand new corpus of British speech. The book begins with short ...

TESOL Student Teacher Discourse A Corpus-Based Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Interactions

TESOL Student Teacher Discourse: A Corpus-Based Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Interactions

1st Edition

By Elaine Riordan
May 22, 2018

This book explores the use of online and face-to-face interactions in language teacher education (LTE) by assessing the formation and practices of a community of practice (CoP), and evaluating the roles discussions between student teachers and a peer tutor can play in terms of identity formation, ...

Understanding Metaphor through Corpora A Case Study of Metaphors in Nineteenth Century Writing

Understanding Metaphor through Corpora: A Case Study of Metaphors in Nineteenth Century Writing

1st Edition

By Katie Patterson
May 02, 2018

This book introduces a unique methodology to the study of metaphor, integrating a corpus linguistic approach to explore the lexical, grammatical, semantic, and pragmatic characteristics of metaphoric instances of language. The volume questions the reliability of attempts to identify metaphor based ...

Metaphor, Cancer and the End of Life A Corpus-Based Study

Metaphor, Cancer and the End of Life: A Corpus-Based Study

1st Edition

By Elena Semino, Zsófia Demjén, Andrew Hardie, Sheila Payne, Paul Rayson
November 28, 2017

This book presents the methodology, findings and implications of a large-scale corpus-based study of the metaphors used to talk about cancer and the end of life (including care at the end of life) in the UK. It focuses on metaphor as a central linguistic and cognitive tool that is frequently used ...

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