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The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Approaches to Discourse Analysis

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ISBN 9780367201814
December 17, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
640 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 qualitative and interpretive techniques in analyzing text and discourse patterns. Key discourse domains covered by 34 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.

Table of Contents

  1. Corpus approaches to discourse analysis: Introduction and section overviews – Eric Friginal and Jack A. Hardy
  2. Gender and spoken workplace discourse – Bernadette Vine
  3. AAC users’ discourse in the workplace – Julie Bouchard, Lucy Pickering and Laura Di Ferrante
  4. Pilot-ATC Aviation Discourse – Eric Friginal, Jennifer Roberts, Rachelle Udell, and Andrew Schneider
  5. Patient-Provider Healthcare Discourse – Shelley Staples
  6. Corpora and Analyzing Spoken Classroom Discourse – Joseph J. Lee
  7. Corpora and Multimodal Discourse Analysis – Yaoyao Chen, Svenja Adolphs and Dawn Knight
  8. Corpora and Political Media Discourses – Alan Partington and Alison Bagnore
  9. Discourse of Congressional Hearings – Jessica Lian
  10. The 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 Stratton
  14. Elementary learners' writing – Brock Wojtalewicz and Randi Reppen
  15. Undergraduate Writing – Jack A. Hardy
  16. L2 Discourse Functions of Spanish Subjunctive – Joseph Collentine and Yuly Asención-Delaney
  17. Morphological Complexity in Discourse Analysis of Language Learners – Rurik Tywoniw and Scott Crossley
  18. The discourse of academia from a multi-dimensional perspective – Tony Berber Sardinha
  19. Business Discourse – Gerlinde Mautner
  20. Spanish and English Psychology Methods Sections – William Lake and Viviana Cortes
  21. Corpora and Brazilian Portuguese literary style discourse – Carlos Kauffmann and Tony Berber Sardinha
  22. Engineering Discourse – Maggie Leung
  23. Digital Media and Business Communication – Urzula Lutzky
  24. Discourse of Financial Valuations and Forecasts – Catherine A. Smith
  25. Corpora and the Discourse of Advertising – Sylvia Jaworska
  26. Discourse of 17th Century English Banking – Helen Baker, Tony McEnery and Vaclav Brezina
  27. Corpora and analyzing legal discourse in the United States – Clark D. Cunningham and Jesse Egbert
  28. Critical Discourse Analysis for Language Policy and Planning – Emily 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, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  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, cross-cultural communication, discipline-specific 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); English in Global Aviation: Context, Research, and Pedagogy (Bloomsbury, with Elizabeth Mathews and Jennifer Roberts); and The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Approaches to Discourse Analysis (John Bejamins, co-edited with Ute Roemer and Viviana Cortes).

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) and articles in the Journal of English for Academic Purposes, Across the Disciplines, and Corpora.