Using Corpora in Discourse Analysis / Edition 1

Using Corpora in Discourse Analysis / Edition 1

by Paul Baker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826477259

ISBN-13: 9780826477255

Pub. Date: 06/23/2006

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This book examines approaches to carrying out discourse analysis (DA) using techniques that are grounded in corpus linguistics. Assuming no prior knowledge of corpora, the book examines and evaluates a variety of corpus-based methodologies including:

* collocations,
* keyness
* concordances
* dispersion plots
* building and annotating

Overview

This book examines approaches to carrying out discourse analysis (DA) using techniques that are grounded in corpus linguistics. Assuming no prior knowledge of corpora, the book examines and evaluates a variety of corpus-based methodologies including:

* collocations,
* keyness
* concordances
* dispersion plots
* building and annotating corpora

Illustrated with a number of real-life examples of corpus-based DA from a range of sources and covering a variety of subjects, this is an informative introduction to using corpus linguistics as a methodology in discourse analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826477255
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/23/2006
Series:
Bloomsbury Discourse Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Corpus Building 3. Frequency and Dispersion 4. Concordances5. Collates6. Beyond Collocation7. Keyness8. ConclusionBibliographyIndex

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