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Title Corpora and discourse : the challenges of different settings / edited by Annelie Ädel, Randi Reppen
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 295 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in corpus linguistics, 1388-0373 ; v. 31
Studies in corpus linguistics ; v. 31. 1388-0373
Contents Corpora and Discourse; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; The challenges of different settings; Exploring discourse in academic settings; .̀.post-colonialism, multi-culturalism, structuralism, feminism, post-modernism and so on and so forth'; Emphatics in academic discourse; Interaction, identity and culture in academic writing; Exploring discourse in workplace settings; G̀̀ot a date or something?''; Determining discourse-based moves in professional reports; //-> ONE country two SYStems //; Exploring discourse in news and entertainment; Who's speaking?
Summary This book brings together contributions from a diverse collection of scholars who explore different ways of combining corpus linguistics and discourse analysis, studying discourse at the prosodic, lexical, and textual levels. Both spoken and written discourse are investigated in a variety of settings, including academia, the workplace, news, and entertainment. Not only does the volume offer a rich sample of English-language discourse from around the world, including international, learner, and non-standard varieties of English, but it also covers a range of topics and methods. This book will
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Corpora (Linguistics)
Discourse analysis -- Data processing.
Form Electronic book
Author Ädel, Annelie.
Reppen, Randi.
ISBN 1282105191
902722305X (Cloth)
9027290458 (electronic bk.)
9789027223050 (Cloth)
9789027290458 (electronic bk.)