Current Issues in Phraseology

| University of Trier
| University of Trier
| University of Trier
ISBN 9789027242624 | EUR 85.00 | USD 128.00
ISBN 9789027268358 | EUR 85.00 | USD 128.00
In this stimulating collection of papers, leading researchers from Europe and North America demonstrate the theoretical and methodological importance of corpus studies of phraseology and show how data-intensive case studies provide new perspectives on language use. One of the main theoretical findings of recent linguistics is that phraseology is central to language organization. The authors show how software and statistical techniques can reveal phraseological patterns in different text types – literary, academic and commercial – and also typical paths of language change across the last 200 years. These patterns are revealed only when computational methods are applied to corpora consisting of hundreds of millions of running words, collected from thousands of authentic texts. A major feature of the book is its critical comparison and evaluation of different quantitative and statistical tools, which readers can use for their own empirical work. Originally published in International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, Vol. 18:1 (2013).
[Benjamins Current Topics, 74]  2015.  viii, 166 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
About the authors
Sebastian Hoffmann, Bettina Fischer-Starcke and Andrea Sand
Like I said again and again and over and over : On the ADV1 and ADV1 construction with adverbs of direction in English
Magnus Levin and Hans Lindquist
Phrases in literary contexts: Patterns and distributions of suspensions in Dickens’s novels
Michaela Mahlberg, Catherine Smith and Simon Preston
On “true” portraits of Letters to Shareholders – and the importance of phraseological analysis
Amanda C. Murphy
The development of formulaic sequences in first and second language writing: Investigating effects of frequency, association, and native norm
Matthew Brook O'Donnell, Ute Römer and Nick C. Ellis
Lexical frames in academic prose and conversation
Bethany Gray and Douglas Biber
50-something years of work on collocations: What is or should be next …
Stefan Th. Gries
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Seracini, Francesca L.
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BIC Subject: CFX – Computational linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2015010982 | Marc record