Text and Corpus Analysis: Computer Assisted Studies of Language and Culture / Edition 1

Text and Corpus Analysis: Computer Assisted Studies of Language and Culture / Edition 1

by Michael Stubbs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631195122

ISBN-13: 9780631195122

Pub. Date: 05/09/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This book provides detailed studies in one of the fastest growing areas of linguistics - corpus analysis - and shows how computers can be used to reveal culturally significant patterns of language use.

Overview

This book provides detailed studies in one of the fastest growing areas of linguistics - corpus analysis - and shows how computers can be used to reveal culturally significant patterns of language use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631195122
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/1996
Series:
Language in Society Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.85(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Concordances and Tables.

Acknowledgements.

Data Conventions and Terminology.

Notes on Corpus Data and Software.

Part I: Concepts and History:.

1. Texts and Text Types.

2. British Traditions in Text Analysis: Firth, Halliday and Sinclair.

3. Institutional Linguistics: Firth, Hill and Giddens.

Part II: Text and Corpus Analysis:.

4. Baden-Powell: A Comparative Analysis of Two Short Texts.

5. Judging the Facts: An Analysis of One Text in its Institutional Context.

6. Human and Inhuman Geography: A Comparative Analysis of Two Long Texts and a Corpus.

7. Keywords, Collocations and Culture: The Analysis of Word Meanings across Corpora.

8. Towards a Modal Grammar of English: A Matter of Prolonged Fieldwork.

9. The Classic Questions.

Notes.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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