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Corpus-based Studies of Diachronic English  (2006)

Autori:
R. FACCHINETTI; MATTI RISSANEN
Titolo:
Corpus-based Studies of Diachronic English
Anno:
2006
Tipologia prodotto:
Contributo in atti di convegno
Tipologia ANVUR:
Contributo in Atti di convegno
Nazioni degli autori:
FINLANDIA
Lingua:
Inglese
Formato:
A Stampa
Nome rivista:
Linguistic Insights
N° Volume:
1
Serie:
Linguistic Insights
Titolo del Convegno:
25th Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English
Luogo:
University of Verona
Periodo:
18-23 May 2004
Editore:
Peter Lang
Casa editrice:
Peter Lang
ISBN:
9783039108510
Intervallo pagine:
1-300
Parole chiave:
The role of historical corpora in linguistic studies, Issues in the compilation of historical corpora, Spoken and written registers, Historical genre analysis, Historical contrastive studies, History of specialized languages, Regional variation, Historical sociolinguistics
Breve descrizione dei contenuti:
The book will be of help to corpus linguists around the world, to scholars interested in historical linguistics, to contras-tive linguists, to sociolinguists, and to variationists in general. Students and teachers of English and of Linguistics at undergraduate and graduate level worldwide will also find this book of interest
Note:
Corpus-based studies of diachronic English have been thriving over the last three decades to such an extent that the validity of corpora in the enrichment of historical linguistic research is now undeniable. The present book is a collection of papers illustrating the state of the art in corpus-based research on diachronic English, by means of case-study expositions, software presentations, and theoretical discussions on the topic. The majority of these papers were delivered at the 25th Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME), held at the University of Verona on 18-23 May 2004. A number of typological and geographical varieties of English are tackled in the book: from general to specialized English, from British to Australian English, from written to speech-related registers. In order to discuss their tenets, the contributors draw on corpora and dictionaries from different centuries, including the most recent ones; hence, they testify to the fact that past and present are so strongly interlocked and so inextricably entwined that it proves hard  if not preposterous  to fully understand Present-day English structure and features without turning back to the previous centuries for an in-depth knowledge of the whys' and hows' of the current state of the art. Introduction by Roberta Facchinetti and Matti Rissanen
Id prodotto:
66425
Handle IRIS:
11562/244797
depositato il:
6 marzo 2012
ultima modifica:
2 novembre 2016
Citazione bibliografica:
R. FACCHINETTI; MATTI RISSANEN, Corpus-based Studies of Diachronic English in «Linguistic Insights» vol. 1 (Linguistic Insights) Peter Lang  in Corpus-based Studies of Diachronic EnglishPeter LangAtti di "25th Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English" , University of Verona , 18-23 May 2004 , 2006pp. 1-300

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