Corpus Linguistics in Literary Analysis Jane Austen and her Contemporaries

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  • Copyright: 2010-10-28
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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Provides a theoretical introduction to corpus stylistics and also demonstrates its application, presenting corpus stylistic analyses of literary texts and corpora.

Author Biography

Bettina Fischer-Starcke is Assistant Professor at the Institute for English Business Communication, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria.

Table of Contents

List of Tablesp. xi
List of Figuresp. xii
Prefacep. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Stylistics and stylep. 2
The datap. 8
The potential and goals of corpus stylistic analysesp. 10
Goals, techniques, principlesp. 13
The theoryp. 13
Corpora, texts, softwarep. 27
Concluding commentsp. 32
Language and meaningp. 34
Stylistics and meaningp. 39
Stylistics - the backgroundp. 40
The classicsp. 42
Cognitive stylisticsp. 53
Corpus stylisticsp. 55
Concluding commentsp. 60
Summary of Northanger Abbeyp. 63
Keywords and concordance linesp. 65
Keywords in the literaturep. 67
The text NAp. 70
Excursus: grammatical negation in NAp. 92
The corpus Austenp. 94
Concluding commentsp. 105
Phraseologyp. 108
Phraseology in the literaturep. 111
The text NA: data and analysisp. 115
The corpus Austen: data and analysisp. 134
The corpus ContempLit data and analysisp. 138
Concluding commentsp. 142
Text segmentationp. 144
Cohesion and coherencep. 146
The text NA: the datap. 148
Segmentation of the corpus Austenp. 176
Linguistic homogeneity and heterogeneityp. 184
Concluding commentsp. 193
Conclusionp. 195
Appendixp. 202
Notesp. 205
Referencesp. 207
Index of Namesp. 221
Index of Subjectsp. 224
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