List of John Benjamins publications for which Maria Constantinou plays a role.
Covert hate speech: A contrastive study of Greek and Greek Cypriot online discussions with an emphasis on irony. Discourses of aggression in Greek digitally-mediated communication, Hatzidaki, Ourania and Ioannis E. Saridakis (eds.), pp. 262–2872020.
Previous research on extremist discourse has revealed that racism is linguistically shaped by its socio-cultural context. For instance, a comparison between Greek Cypriot and Greek online data indicated that the two communities use different linguistic means and strategies to express their aversion… read more | Article
Chapter 4. “Burn the antifa traitors at the stake…”: Transnational political cyber-exchanges, proximisation of emotions. Current Issues in Intercultural Pragmatics, Kecskes, Istvan and Stavros Assimakopoulos (eds.), pp. 75–1022017.
The present contribution examines the use of lingua franca in a transnational computer mediated corpus, focusing on the extreme-right Greek political party Golden Dawn. Our data include the visual identities, pseudonyms and verbal comments of discussants. We investigate the processes through which… read more | Chapter
Chapter 12. “At night we’ll come and find you, traitors”: Cybercommunication in the Greek-Cypriot ultra-nationalist space. Greece in Crisis: Combining critical discourse and corpus linguistics perspectives, Hatzidaki, Ourania and Dionysis Goutsos (eds.), pp. 413–4542017.
Borrowing concepts from traditional semiotics, lexical semantics and critical discourse analysis, this chapter examines how the concept of “nationhood” is constructed via texts, as well as avatars and pseudonyms of Golden Dawn and ELAM (its Greek Cypriot counterpart) followers in virtual… read more | Chapter
Conceptual metaphors of anger in popularized scientific texts: A contrastive (English/Greek/French) cognitive-discursive approach. Linguistic Approaches to Emotions in Context, Baider, Fabienne H. and Georgeta Cislaru (eds.), pp. 159–1882014.
Metaphors conceptualizing emotions represent a well-researched area within the framework of a cognitive theory of metaphor. However, very few studies focus on emotion metaphors from a discursive and cross-linguistic perspective. The present paper sets out to investigate from a cognitive and… read more | Article