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  • Pragmatic Markers and Sociolinguistic Variationby Gisle Andersen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 180.00

    This book combines theoretical work in linguistic pragmatics and sociolinguistics with empirical work based on a corpus of London adolescent conversation. It makes a general contribution to the study of pragmatic markers, as it proposes an analytical model that involves notions such as subjectivity, interactional and textual capacity, and the distinction... more...

  • Exploring Newspaper Languageby Gisle Andersen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This book describes new methodological and technological approaches to corpus building and presents recent research based on the Norwegian Newspaper Corpus. This is a large monitor corpus of contemporary Norwegian language, compiled through daily harvesting of web newspapers. The book gives an overview of the corpus and its system architecture, and... more...

  • Pragmatic Markers and Propositional Attitudeby Gisle Andersen; Thorstein Fretheim

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    In interactive discourse we not only express propositions, but we also express different attitudes to them. That is, we communicate how our mind entertains those propositions that we express. A speaker is able to express an attitude of belief, desire, hope, doubt, fear, regret or pretence that a given proposition represents a true state of affairs.... more...

  • Pragmatics of Societyby Karin Aijmer; Gisle Andersen

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 279.00

    Pragmatics of society takes a socio-cultural perspective on pragmatics and gives a broad view of how social and cultural factors influence language use. The volume covers a wide range of topics within the field of sociopragmatics. This subfield of pragmatics encompasses sociolinguistic studies that focus on how pragmatic and discourse features vary... more...

  • English Corpus Linguisticsby Gisle Andersen; Kristin Bech

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 68.00

    As its title suggests, this book is a selection of papers that use English corpora to study language variation along three dimensions - time, place and genre. In broad terms, the book aims to bridge the gap between corpus linguistics and sociolinguistics and to increase our knowledge of the characteristics of English language. It includes eleven papers... more...

  • Trends in Teenage Talkby Anna-Brita Stenström; Gisle Andersen; Ingrid Kristine Hasund

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 149.00

    Teenage talk is fascinating, though so far teenage language has not been given the attention in linguistic research that it merits. The dearth of investigations into teenage language is due in part to under representation in language corpora. With the Bergen Corpus of London Teenage Language (COLT) a large corpus of teenage language has become available... more...

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