1st Edition

The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Approaches to Discourse Analysis

ISBN 9780367201814
Published December 18, 2020 by Routledge
662 Pages 68 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Approaches to Discourse Analysis highlights the diversity, breadth, and depth of corpus approaches to discourse analysis, compiling new and original research from notable scholars across the globe. Chapters showcase recent developments influenced by the exponential growth in linguistic computing, advances in corpus design and compilation, and the applications of sound quantitative and interpretive techniques in analyzing text and discourse patterns. Key discourse domains covered by 35 empirical chapters include:

• Research contexts and methodological considerations;

• Naturally occurring spoken, professional, and academic discourse;

• Corpus approaches to conversational discourse, media discourse, and professional and academic writing.

The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Approaches to Discourse Analysis is key reading for both experienced and novice researchers working at the intersection of corpus linguistics and discourse analysis, as well as anyone undertaking study in these areas, as well as anyone interested in related fields and adjacent research approaches.

Table of Contents

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1 Corpus approaches to discourse analysis: Introduction and section overviews

Eric Friginal and Jack A. Hardy

2 Spoken workplace discourse

Bernadette Vine

3 AAC users’ discourse in the workplace

Julie Bouchard, Laura Di Ferrante, Nabiha El Khatib, and Lucy Pickering

4 Pilot– ATC aviation discourse

Eric Friginal, Jennifer Roberts, Rachelle Udell, and Andrew Schneider

5 Patient– provider healthcare discourse

Shelley Staples

6 Spoken classroom discourse

Joseph J. Lee

7 Multimodal discourse analysis

Yaoyao Chen, Svenja Adolphs, and Dawn Knight

8 Political media discourses

Alan Partington and Alison Duguid

9 Discourse of Congressional hearings

Jessica Lian

10 Discourse of American broadcast news

Marcia Veirano Pinto

11 Film discourse

Raffaele Zago

12 Movie discourse: Marvel and DC Studios compared

Pierfranca Forchini

13 Corpora and diachronic analysis of English

James M. Stratton

14 Elementary learners’ writing

Brock Wojtalewicz and Randi Reppen

15 Undergraduate writing

Jack A. Hardy

16 L2 discourse functions of the Spanish subjunctive

Joseph Collentine and Yuly Asención- Delaney

17 Morphological complexity of L2 discourse

Rurik Tywoniw and Scott Crossley

18 Discourse of academia from a multidimensional perspective

Tony Berber Sardinha

19 Business discourse

Gerlinde Mautner

20 Spanish and English psychology Methods sections

William Michael Lake and Viviana Cortes

21 Brazilian Portuguese literary style

Carlos Kauffmann and Tony Berber Sardinha

22 Engineering discourse

Maggie Leung


23 Digital media and business communication

Ursula Lutzky

24 Discourse of financial valuations and forecasts

Catherine A. Smith

25 Discourse of advertising

Sylvia Jaworska

26 Discourse of seventeenth-century English banking

Helen Baker, Tony McEnery, and Vaclav Brezina

27 Analyzing legal discourse in the United States

Clark D. Cunningham and Jesse Egbert

28 Critical discourse analysis for language policy and planning

Emily A.E. Williams

29 Historical legal discourse: British law reports

Paula Rodríguez-Puente

30 Dueling discourses: Crime and public health in news coverage of suicide

Audrey Roberson

31 Representation of people with schizophrenia in the British press

James Balfour

32 Discourse analysis of LGBT identities

Mark Wilkinson

33 Doha in the Saudi media: Comparisons before and after the blockade

Magdi A. Kandil

34 Humorous and ironic discourse Stephen Skalicky

35 The un- Indianization of urban India(n English)?

Chandrika Balasubramanian

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Eric Friginal is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL and Director of International Programs at the College of Arts and Sciences, Georgia State University (GSU), USA. He specializes in applied corpus linguistics, language policy and planning, technology and language teaching, sociolinguistics, crosscultural communication, discipline- specifi c writing, and the analysis of spoken professional discourse. His recent publications include Corpus Linguistics for English Teachers: New Tools, Online Resources, and Classroom Activities (Routledge, 2018); English in Global Aviation: Context, Research, and Pedagogy (with Elizabeth Mathews and Jennifer Roberts, 2019); and Advances in Corpus-based Research on Academic Writing: Effects of Discipline, Register, and Writer E|xpertise (co-edited with Ute Römer and Viviana Cortes, 2020). He is the founding co-editor-in-chief of Applied Corpus Linguistics (ACORP) Journal (with Paul Thompson).

Jack A. Hardy is Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Oxford College of Emory University, USA. There, he teaches linguistics and introductory statistics to first- and second-year undergraduate liberal arts students. His research interests include corpus linguistics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, academic writing, and faculty development. His publications include Corpus-based Sociolinguistics (Routledge, with Eric Friginal, 2014) and articles in the Journal of English for Academic Purposes, Across the Disciplines, and Corpora.