List of John Benjamins publications for which Emma Moreton plays a role.
Chapter 5. Homesickness, recollections and reunions: Topics and emotions in a corpus of female Irish emigrant correspondence. Keeping in Touch: Emigrant letters across the English-speaking world, Hickey, Raymond (ed.), pp. 87–1182019.
This study uses corpus and computational methods to explore topics and emotions in a collection of nineteenth-century migrant correspondence. Specifically, it examines letters by two sisters, Annie and Julia Lough, who migrated from Ireland to America in the late 1870s and early 1880s. First, a… read more | Chapter
“I hope you will write”: The function of projection structures in a corpus of nineteenth-century Irish emigrant correspondence. Journal of Historical Pragmatics 16:2, pp. 277–3032015.
This paper examines the use of the pattern Pronoun + Verb + Pronoun (as in I hope you, you think I and she knows he) in a corpus of nineteenth-century Irish emigrant correspondence. The corpus contains 88 letters by four sisters (the Lough sisters), who emigrated from Ireland to America in the… read more | Article