Corpus Linguistics and 17th-Century Prostitution: Computational Linguistics and History

Corpus Linguistics and 17th-Century Prostitution: Computational Linguistics and History

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781350075283
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/28/2018
Series: Corpus and Discourse
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

Professor Anthony McEnery is a corpus linguist working at the University of Lancaster, UK

Helen Baker is Part-time Newby Research Fellow, County South, Lancaster University, UK

Table of Contents

1. Corpus Linguistics and History
Part I: Historical Context
2. Prostitution in England
3. Attitudes to Prostitution in the Seventeenth Century
Part II: Corpus Investigation
4. Representation
5. Society
6. Words
Part III: Synthesis
7. The Corpus Insight
8. The Utility of Corpus Data in History and the Humanities
Bibliography
Index

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