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Advances in corpus linguistics : papers from the 23rd International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora (ICAME 23), Göteborg 22-26 May 2002 /
edited by Karin Aijmer and Bengt Altenberg.
Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2004.
vii, 419 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Table of Contents
List of contributors
Introductionp. 1
The role of corpora in linguistic research
The spoken language corpus: a foundation for grammatical theoryp. 11
Intuition and annotation--the discussion continuesp. 39
Recent grammatical change in English: data, description, theoryp. 61
Exploring lexis, grammar and semantics
Corpus data in a usage-based cognitive grammarp. 85
Putting 'putting verbs' to the test of corporap. 101
Esphoric reference and pseudo-definitenessp. 117
Why "an angel rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm": A corpus-based comparative study of metaphor in British and American political discoursep. 133
Signalling spokenness in personal advertisements on the Web: The case of ESL countries in South East Asiap. 151
Discourse and pragmatics
Textual colligation: a special kind of lexical primingp. 171
Adverbials in IT-cleft constructionsp. 195
On the pragmatic functions of let's utterancesp. 213
Language change and language development
Methodological problems in corpus-based historical pragmatics. The case of English directivesp. 237
Measure noun constructions: degrees of delexicalization and grammaticalizationp. 249
Yourself: a general-purpose emphatic-reflexive?p. 267
Aspects of spoken vocabulary development in the Polytechnic of Wales Corpus of Children's Englishp. 279
Demonstrative reference as a cohesive device in advanced learner writing: a corpus-based studyp. 297
Cross-linguistic studies
Translations as semantic mirrors: from parallel corpus to wordnetp. 311
Physical contact verbs in English and Swedish from the perspective of crosslinguistic lexicologyp. 327
Exploring theme contrastively: the choice of modelp. 353
Welcoming children, pets and guests: towards functional equivalence in the languages of 'Agriturismo' and 'Farmhouse Holidays'p. 371
Using WebCorp in the classroom for building specialized dictionariesp. 387
Software development
The accidental corpus: some issues in extracting linguistic information from the Webp. 403
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