Text and Corpus Analysis Computer Assisted Studies of Language and Culture

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-05-01
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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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.

Author Biography

Michael Stubbs is Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Trier in Germany.

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Concordances and Tables
Data Conventions and Terminology
Notes on Corpus Data and Software
Concepts and History
Texts and Text Types
British Traditions in Text Analysis: Firth, Halliday and Sinclair
Institutional Linguistics: Firth, Hill and Giddens
Text and Corpus Analysis
Baden-Powell: A Comparative Analysis of Two Short Texts
Judging the Facts: An Analysis of One Text in its Institutional Context
Human and Inhuman Geography: A Comparative Analysis of Two Long Texts and a Corpus
Keywords, Collocations and Culture: The Analysis of Word Meanings across Corpora
Towards a Modal Grammar of English: A Matter of Prolonged Fieldwork
The Classic Questions
Name Index
Subject Index
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