Corpora, Grammar and Discourse

In honour of Susan Hunston

ORCID logoNicholas Groom | University of Birmingham
Maggie Charles | University of Oxford
Suganthi John | University of Birmingham
ISBN 9789027210708 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
ISBN 9789027267900 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
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Corpus linguistics has had a revolutionary impact on grammar and discourse research. Not only has it opened up entirely new theoretical perspectives and methodological possibilities for both fields, but it has also to a considerable extent erased the boundaries that have traditionally been drawn between them. This book showcases a variety of current corpus-based approaches to the study of grammar and discourse, and makes a case for seeing grammar and discourse as fundamentally inter-related phenomena. The book features contributions from leading experts in cognitive linguistics, construction grammar, critical discourse studies, genre and register analysis, phraseology, language learning and teaching, languages for specific purposes, second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, systemic functional linguistics and text linguistics. An essential reference point for future research, Corpora, Grammar and Discourse has been edited in honour of Susan Hunston, whose own work has consistently pushed at the boundaries of corpus-based research on grammar and discourse for over three decades.
[Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 73] 2015.  xvi, 310 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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“This volume showcases the findings and ideas of leading explorers of discourse and grammar who use corpus tools to illuminate the trail. Anyone wanting to learn more about language and/or corpus methods will find here ample incentive and example and further paths to explore.”
“The many achievements of Susan Hunston are honoured through this volume, presenting high-quality work by leading figures specialising in corpus-based research in grammar and discourse analysis. The volume is not only likely to be inspiring to linguistics students and language practitioners but will also be of great interest to a wide variety of scholars keen to explore the dynamic interface and eroding boundaries between grammar and discourse.”
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CFX: Computational linguistics

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LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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