Multi-Dimensional Analysis, 25 years on

A tribute to Douglas Biber

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| São Paulo Catholic University
| São Paulo Catholic University
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Approximately a quarter of a century ago, the Multi-Dimensional (MD) approach—one of the most powerful (and controversial) methods in Corpus Linguistics—saw its first book-length treatment. In its eleven chapters, this volume presents all new contributions covering a wide range of written and spoken registers, such as movies, music, magazine texts, student writing, social media, letters to the editor, and reports, in different languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese) and contexts (engineering, journalism, the classroom, the entertainment industry, the Internet, etc.). The book also includes a personal account of the development of the method by its creator, Doug Biber, an introduction to MD statistics, as well as an application of MD analysis to corpus design. The book should be essential reading to anyone with an interest in how texts, genres, and registers are used in society, what their lexis and grammar look like, and how they are interrelated.
[Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 60]  2014.  xxxviii, 328 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
List of contributors
ix–x
Preface
Randi Reppen
xi–xii
Acknowledgments
xiii–xiv
Introduction
xv–xxvi
Opening. Multi-Dimensional analysis: A personal history
Douglas Biber
xxvii–xxxviii
1. Multi-Dimensional Analysis and synchronic analyses
Chapter 1.1 A Multi-Dimensional analysis of regional variation in American English
Jack Grieve
3–34
Chapter 1.2 Dimensions of register variation in Brazilian Portuguese
Tony Berber Sardinha, Carlos Kauffmann and Cristina Mayer Acunzo
35–80
Chapter 1.3 25 years later: Comparing Internet and pre-Internet registers
Tony Berber Sardinha
81–108
2. Multi-Dimensional Analysis and diachronic analyses
Chapter 2.1 Dimensions of variation in North American movies
Marcia Veirano Pinto
109–148
Chapter 2.2 Multi-Dimensional analysis of pop songs
Patrícia Bértoli-Dutra
149–176
Chapter 2.3 Dimensions of variation in TIME magazine
Renata Condi de Souza
177–194
3. Multi-Dimensional Analysis and language learning
Chapter 3.1 A Multi-Dimensional analysis of essay writing: What linguistic features tell us about situational parameters and the effects of language functions on judgments of quality
Scott A. Crossley, Laura K. Allen and Danielle S. McNamara
197–238
Chapter 3.2 A Multi-Dimensional analysis of advanced written L2 Spanish
Yuly Asención-Delaney
239–270
4. Multi-Dimensional Analysis: exploring the methodology
Chapter 4.1 Expanding Multi-Dimensional analysis with qualitative research techniques
Susan Conrad
273–296
Chapter 4.2 Conducting Multi-Dimensional analysis using SPSS
Eric Friginal and Jack A. Hardy
297–316
Appendix
317–322
Name index
323–324
Subject index
325–328
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFX – Computational linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2014011670