» » Corpus Linguistics by the Lune: A Festschrift for Geoffrey Leech (Lodz Studies in Language)

Corpus Linguistics by the Lune: A Festschrift for Geoffrey Leech (Lodz Studies in Language) by Andrew Wilson,Paul Rayson,Tony McEnery

Corpus Linguistics by the Lune: A Festschrift for Geoffrey Leech (Lodz Studies in Language)
Title:
Corpus Linguistics by the Lune: A Festschrift for Geoffrey Leech (Lodz Studies in Language)
Author:
Andrew Wilson,Paul Rayson,Tony McEnery
ISBN:
3631509529
ISBN13:
978-3631509524
Formats available:
lit lrf mbr doc
Category:
History & Criticism
Language:
English
Publisher:
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften; Annotated edition edition (September 4, 2003)
Pages:
306 pages
PDF size:
1376 kb
FB2 size:
1415 kb
EPUB size:
1607 kb
Geoffrey Leech is one of the pioneers of modern computer corpus linguistics. This Festschrift contains contributions from colleagues around the world who have been influenced, in various ways, by the approaches to language and text which Geoff pioneered. Many of the contributions focus (both synchronically and diachronically) on the English language, which has been Geoff’s main interest throughout his career. However, work on Polish, French, Biblical Greek, and Creole studies is also reported, which demonstrates the influence that Geoff has had on scholars outside of English linguistics. The papers in this book – all given at the Corpus Linguistics 2001 conference held in Geoff’s honour – cover a wide range of topics and applications within corpus linguistics, including corpus building and annotation, lexicology, syntax, sociolinguistics, stylistics and pragmatics.

[/comments]