Corpora and the Changing Society

Studies in the evolution of English

Editors
Paula Rautionaho | University of Eastern Finland
Arja Nurmi | Tampere University
Juhani Klemola | Tampere University
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This book showcases eleven studies dealing with corpora and the changing society. The theme of the volume reflects the fact that changes in society lead to changes in language and vice versa. Focusing on the English language, be it from Old English to the present, or a shorter time span in the immediate past, the contributors in this volume use a variety of corpus methods to address the two patterns of change. The cross-fertilization of cultural studies and corpus linguistics, we hope, is beneficial for both parties, as corpus linguistics offers a vast array of materials and methods to investigate cultural and societal change, while cultural studies provide the theoretical background on which to build our research. The studies included in the present volume illustrate the potential avenues and the merits of combining changing language and changing societies.
[Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 96] 2020.  xii, 305 pp.
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Subjects

Main BIC Subject

CF/2AB: Linguistics/English

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009010: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
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