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Approaches to Corpus Stylistics

David L. Hoover

Approaches to Corpus Stylistics

The Corpus, the computer and the study of Literature (Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics)

by David L. Hoover

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Written in English


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Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL7492682M
ISBN 100415352304
ISBN 109780415352307

Using data from a newspaper corpus, this book offers the first empirical study into the development of style in early mass media. The book analyses how news discourse was shaped over time by external factors, such as the historical context, news production, technological innovation and current affairs, and as such both conformed to and deviated from generic . The corpus stylistic approach adopted combines qualitative and quantitative comparison to confirm the overall text style difference. The analysis demonstrates that computer assisted methods can identify significant linguistic features which literary critics have not noticed and provide a more detailed descriptive basis for literary interpretation of (either edition) of the novel.

footing since the accessible corpus norm represents the norm of a language as a whole. Stylistics is a linguistic branch that is immediately relevant to foreign language teaching. This applies to both linguistic and literary stylistics. Language learn-ers must know which linguistic devices are preferred by native speakers in specific Size: KB. The approach brings together corpus linguistics, literary stylistics and Dickens criticism. It thus contributes to bridging the gap between linguistic and literary studies and will be a useful resource for both researchers and students of English language and literature. Category: Language Arts & .

  Stylistics is a branch of applied linguistics concerned with the study of style in texts, especially, but not exclusively, in literary works. Also called literary linguistics, stylistics focuses on the figures, tropes, and other rhetorical devices used to provide variety and a distinctness to someone's : Richard Nordquist. Corpus Stylistics. Developments in Corpus Stylistics such as Fowler ; Fowler , merge the two approaches more completely, and, in the case of A critical but balanced study of the formalist origins of stylistics, this book traces the impetus for a new discipline with objectivity and rigor resulting from the impatience of literary.


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Approaches to Corpus Stylistics by David L. Hoover Download PDF EPUB FB2

David L. Hoover is Professor of English at New York University, USA. His publications in stylistics and digital humanities include three books–A New Theory of Old English Meter, Language and Style in The Inheritors, and Stylistics: Prospect and Retrospect–and numerous articles on authorship attribution and corpus and computational by: Corpus Stylistics as Contextual Prosodic Theory and Subtext (Linguistic Approaches to Literature) UK ed.

Edition by Bill Louw (Author), Marija Milojkovic (Author)Cited by: 4. The step-by-step instructions, with screenshots, are very helpful, and the many case studies do prove that corpus stylistics is both possible and useful.

Just as in linguistics, a corpus-based approach does not mean that qualitative analyses are rejected; rather, as the authors are committed to showing, corpora provide tools for new insights.

Corpus stylistics is a relatively new area of study in the discipline of linguistics. This detailed account explores topics in literary stylistics such as interpretation, stylistic variation, irony and characterization using computational and statistical techniques developed in the field including corpus linguistics and humanities computing.

Combining quantitative findings with qualitative analyses, the book takes a fresh view on Dickens's techniques of characterisation, the literary presentation of body language and speech in fiction.

The approach brings together corpus linguistics, literary stylistics and Dickens criticism. Stylistics: Corpus Approaches Martin Wynne. 2 inserted into the electronic text as tags, or annotations. This activity of linguistic analysis and annotation of the text is similar to the procedures involved in word-class tagging, parsing and other forms of linguistic annotation, which are widespread activities.

The approach brings together corpus linguistics, literary stylistics and Dickens criticism. It thus contributes to bridging the gap between linguistic and literary studies and will be a useful resource for both researchers and students of English language and literature.

Corpus Stylistics In Heart Of Darkness And Its Italian Translations. Stylistics: Corpus Approaches. This paper is an introduction to current work in the use of language corpora in the study of literature, and an exploration of the potential for further work. Stylistics and corpus linguistics have much in common.

Both are empirical approaches which study the real evidence of language : Martin Wynne. It captures the latest major developments in stylistics, such as corpus, cognitive and multimodal approaches to the study of style, and its accompanying website has also been substantially revised to feature, amongst other things, useful links, worked examples and a new web strand on style and humour.

Provides many types of searches not possible with simplistic, standard Google Books interface, such as collocates and advanced g: Corpus Stylistics. 1 Introduction. Early Corpus linguistics and stylistics began with Chomsky’s approach to language. He explicitly stated that there are three levels of adequacy upon which grammatical and linguistic theories can be evaluated: observational adequacy, descriptive adequacy and explanatory adequacy [1].

value of stylistics as an approach assisting in a better understanding of the literary texts, which shows the need for using stylistics in literary translation. It then illustrates how to apply stylistics in literary translation, taking the examples of central stylistic phenomena such asCited by: 4.

A Corpus-Driven Approach to Stylistic Analysis of a Lexical Richness Curve - An Analysis of Six English Novels - Khalid Shakir Hussein Ali Hussein Abdul-Ameer - Scientific Study - English Language and Literature Studies - Literature - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.

A corpus stylistic approach to Dickens's fiction - teaching students of language and literature Michaela Mahlberg. The four sections of the volume encompass a wide range of approaches from classical rhetoric to cognitive neuroscience and cover core issues that include: historical perspectives centring on rhetoric, formalism and functionalism the elements of stylistic analysis that include the linguistic levels of foregrounding, relevance theory, conversation analysis, narrative, metaphor, speech.

Stylistics and corpus linguistics have much in common. Both are empirical approaches which study the real evidence of language usage. There are however there is a lack of good-quality electronic texts and software tools for their analysis.

However, there is important work in this by: The approach brings together corpus linguistics, literary stylistics and Dickens criticism. It thus contributes to bridging the gap between linguistic and literary studies and will be a useful. A Corpus-Based Approach to the Study of Discourse Presentation in Written Narratives 2.

Methodology: The Construction and Annotation of the Corpus 3. A Revised Model of Speech, Writing and Thought Presentation 4. Speech Presentation in the Corpus: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis 5. The book, written in a clear and accessible style, will be of interest to post-graduate students and academics in linguistics, stylistics, literary studies, psychology and also computational by: 8.

Corpus Stylistic Analysis of Thomas Harris' The an approach to corpus stylistics that integrates it with other stylistic methods and analytical frameworks. This book Author: Eman Adil Jaafar. Having arrived at corpus-derived subtext (the semantic aura of grammar strings, as distinguished from Semantic Prosody), the second half of the book proceeds to verify the theory on Slavic languages.

The focus is on the poet Alexander Pushkin, whose authorial intention becomes computationally recoverable.Stylistic Approaches to Pop Culture Organizers: Christoph Schubert (Vechta) and Valentin Werner (Bamberg) I work mainly in the areas of stylistics, corpus linguistics and the history of the English language, and I am particularly interested in applications for linguistics.

With my colleague Louise Nuttall I edit the book series Advances.Books shelved as stylistics: Style in Fiction: A Linguistic Introduction to English Fictional Prose by Geoffrey N.

Leech, The Sense of an Ending by Julia.