Corpus stylistics: speech, writing and thought presentation in a corpus of English writing.

Semino, Elena and Short, M. H. (2004) Corpus stylistics: speech, writing and thought presentation in a corpus of English writing. Routledge, London. ISBN 0415286697

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Abstract

This book represents a new direction at the interface between the fields of stylistics and corpus linguistics, namely the use of a corpus methodology to investigate the ways in which people's words and thoughts are presented in written narratives. A 260,000 word electronic corpus of late 20th century written texts, including fiction, news reports and (auto)biographies is analysed by the authors, providing a detailed account of new theoretical insights, comparisons between different text types and detailed accounts of individual texts.

Item Type: Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/p1
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Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Linguistics & English Language
ID Code: 4443
Deposited By: Dr Elena Semino
Deposited On: 14 Mar 2008 16:45
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2019 03:43
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/4443

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