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.  See more details below

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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