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Corpus stylistics : speech, writing and thought presentation in a corpus of English writing / Elena Semino and Mick Short.

Author/Creator:
Semino, Elena, 1964-, author
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (269 p.)
Series:
Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics
Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics
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Subjects:
English language -- Discourse analysis -- Data processing.
English language -- Spoken English -- Data processing.
English language -- Variation -- Data processing.
English language -- Style -- Data processing.
Thought and thinking -- Data processing.
Narration (Rhetoric) -- Data processing.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book combines stylistic analysis with corpus linguistics to present an innovative account of the phenomenon of speech, writing and thought presentation - commonly referred to as 'speech reporting' or 'discourse presentation'. This new account is based on an extensive analysis of a quarter-of-a-million word electronic collection of written narrative texts, including both fiction and non-fiction. The book includes detailed discussions of:The construction of this corpus of late twentieth-century written British narratives taken from fiction, newspaper news reports ...
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction: a corpus-based approach to the study of discourse presentation in written narratives; Methodology: the construction and annotation of the corpus; A revised model of speech, writing and thought presentation; Speech presentation in the corpus: a quantitative and qualitative analysis; Writing presentation in the corpus: a quantitative and qualitative analysis; Thought presentation in the corpus: a quantitative and qualitative analysis; Specific phenomena in speech, writing and thought presentation.
Case studies of specific texts from the corpus Conclusion; List of texts sampled; The SWTP tagset; Alphabetical list of reporting verbs for Indirect Speech presentation; Alphabetical list of reporting verbs for Direct Speech presentation; Alphabetical list of reporting verbs for Indirect Writing presentation; Alphabetical list of reporting verbs for Direct Writing presentation; Alphabetical list of reporting verbs for Direct Thought presentation; Alphabetical list of reporting verbs for Indirect Thought presentation; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [246]-250) and index.
Contributor:
Short, Mick.
ISBN:
1-134-44719-1
0-203-59997-7
1-134-44720-5
1-280-05639-8
0-203-49407-5
OCLC:
437055212
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203494073 doi