Trust the Text: Language, Corpus and Discourse / Edition 1

Trust the Text: Language, Corpus and Discourse / Edition 1

by John Sinclair
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415317673

ISBN-13: 9780415317672

Pub. Date: 08/13/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

John Sinclair is one of the major figures in applied linguistics and his work is essential study for students.
This accessible book collects in one volume Sinclair's key papers on written discourse structure, lexis patterns, phraseology, corpus analysis, lexicography and linguistic theory from the 1990s. All the papers have been edited and updated for this book.

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John Sinclair is one of the major figures in applied linguistics and his work is essential study for students.
This accessible book collects in one volume Sinclair's key papers on written discourse structure, lexis patterns, phraseology, corpus analysis, lexicography and linguistic theory from the 1990s. All the papers have been edited and updated for this book. The clear and accessible introduction helps students to navigate his key themes and arguments, making the volume an ideal companion for those coming to Sinclair's more recent writings for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415317672
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/13/2004
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Pt. IFoundations7
1Trust the text9
2The search for units of meaning24
Pt. IIThe organization of text49
3Planes of discourse51
4On the integration of linguistic description67
5Written discourse structure82
6The internalization of dialogue102
7A tool for text explication115
Pt. IIILexis and grammar129
8The lexical term131
9The empty lexicon149
10Lexical grammar164
11Phraseognomy177
12Current issues in corpus linguistics185

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