List of John Benjamins publications for which Andrew Hardie plays a role.
Functional variation in the Spoken BNC2014 and the potential for register analysis. Register Studies 1:2, pp. 296–3172019.
This article focuses on how register considerations informed and guided the design of the spoken component of the British National Corpus 2014 (Spoken BNC2014). It discusses why the compilers of the corpus sought to gather recordings from just one broad spoken register – ‘informal conversation’ –… read more | Article
A corpus-based investigation into English representations of Turks and Ottomans in the early modern period. Lexical Priming: Applications and advances, Pace-Sigge, Michael and Katie J. Patterson (eds.), pp. 41–662017.
Lexical priming theory (Hoey 2005) works not just at any single moment in time. For Hoey (2005: 8) words are “primed for collocational use. A word is acquired through encounters with it in speech and writing, it becomes cumulatively loaded with the contexts and c-texts in which it is encountered,… read more | Chapter
The Spoken BNC2014: Designing and building a spoken corpus of everyday conversations. Compiling and analysing the Spoken British National Corpus 2014, McEnery, Tony, Robbie Love and Vaclav Brezina (eds.), pp. 319–3442017.
This paper introduces the Spoken British National Corpus 2014, an 11.5-million-word corpus of orthographically transcribed conversations among L1 speakers of British English from across the UK, recorded in the years 2012–2016. After showing that a survey of the recent history of corpora of spoken… read more | Article
Infrastructure for analysis of the CEPhiT corpus: Implementation and applications of corpus annotation and indexing. 'The Conditioned and the Unconditioned': Late Modern English texts on philosophy, Moskowich, Isabel, Gonzalo Camiña, Inés Lareo and Begoña Crespo (eds.), pp. 61–762016.
A computer-assisted study of the use of Violence metaphors for cancer and end of life by patients, family carers and health professionals. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 20:2, pp. 205–2312015.
This study combines quantitative semi-automated corpus methods with manual qualitative analysis to investigate the use of Violence metaphors for cancer and end of life in a 1,500,000-word corpus of data from three stakeholder groups in healthcare: patients, family carers and healthcare… read more | Article
CQPweb — combining power, flexibility and usability in a corpus analysis tool. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 17:3, pp. 380–4092012.
CQPweb is a new web-based corpus analysis system, intended to address the conflicting requirements for usability and power in corpus analysis software. To do this, its user interface emulates the BNCweb system. Like BNCweb, CQPweb is built on two separate query technologies: the IMS Open Corpus… read more | Article
On two traditions in corpus linguistics, and what they have in common. The Bootcamp Discourse and Beyond, Worlock Pope, Caty (ed.), pp. 384–3942010.
Empowerment and disempowerment in the Glencairn Uprising: A corpus-based critical analysis of Early Modern English news discourse. Journal of Historical Pragmatics 10:1, pp. 23–552009.
The Glencairn Uprising (1653–1654) was a military rebellion by Scottish Highlanders under the leadership of William, Earl of Glencairn, against the English government of Oliver Cromwell. This paper investigates the presentation of actors and groups on both sides of the Uprising — but most… read more | Article
Part-of-speech ratios in English corpora. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 12:1, pp. 55–812007.
Using part-of-speech (POS) tagged corpora, Hudson (1994) reports that approximately 37% of English tokens are nouns, where ‘noun’ is a superordinate category including nouns, pronouns and other word-classes. It is argued here that difficulties relating to the boundaries of Hudson’s ‘noun’ category… read more | Article