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  • Swearing in Englishby Tony McEnery

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Do men use bad language more than women? How do social class and the use of bad language interact? Do young speakers use bad language more frequently than older speakers? Using the spoken section of the British National Corpus, Swearing in English explores questions such as these and considers at length the historical origins of modern attitudes... more...

  • Corpus-Based Contrastive Studies of English and Chineseby Tony McEnery; Richard Xiao

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This book is concerned with cross-linguistic contrast of major grammatical categories in English and Chinese, two most important yet genetically different world languages. This genetic difference has resulted in many subsidiary differences that are, among other things, related to grammar. Compared with typologically related languages, cross-linguistic... more...

  • Aspect in Mandarin Chineseby Richard Xiao; Tony McEnery

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00

    Chinese, as an aspect language, has played an important role in the development of aspect theory. This book is a systematic and structured exploration of the linguistic devices that Mandarin Chinese employs to express aspectual meanings. The work presented here is the first corpus-based account of aspect in Chinese, encompassing both situation aspect... more...

  • Corpus-based and Computational Approaches to Discourse Anaphoraby Simon Philip Botley; Tony McEnery

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00

    Discourse anaphora is a challenging linguistic phenomenon that has given rise to research in fields as diverse as linguistics, computational linguistics and cognitive science. Because of the diversity of approaches these fields bring to the anaphora problem, the editors of this volume argue that there needs to be a synthesis, or at least a principled... more...

  • Corpus Linguisticsby Tony McEnery; Andrew Hardie

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    Outlines the basic methods of corpus linguistics and surveys the major approaches to the use of corpus data. more...

  • Anaphora Processingby António Branco; Tony McEnery; Ruslan Mitkov

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 180.00

    Anaphora processing is a central topic in the study of natural language and has long been the object of research in a wide range of disciplines. The correct interpretation of anaphora has also become increasingly important for real-world natural language processing applications, including machine translation, automatic abstracting, information extraction... more...

  • Discourse Analysis and Media Attitudesby Paul Baker; Costas Gabrielatos; Tony McEnery

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 79.00

    Is the British press prejudiced against Muslims? This thorough analysis of over 140 million words of newspaper articles explores that question. more...

  • A Glossary of Corpus Linguisticsby Paul Baker; Andrew Hardie; Tony McEnery

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 84.99

    This alphabetic guide provides definitions and discussion of key terms used in corpus linguistics. Corpus data is being used in a growing number of English and Linguistics departments which have no record of past research with corpus data. This is the first comprehensive glossary of the many specialist terms in corpus linguistics and will be useful... more...

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