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Introducing Electronic Text Analysis: A Pratical Guide for Language and Literary Studies
Introducing Electronic Text Analysis is a practical and much needed introduction to corpora bodies of linguistic data. Written specifically for students studying this topic for the first time, the book begins with a discussion of the underlying principles of electronic text analysis. It then examines how these corpora enhance our understanding of literary and non-literary ...more
Paperback, 159 pages
Published July 24th 2006 by Routledge
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For the novice of corpus linguistics, this book is highly recommended (as of course by Paul Baker in the epilogue). I can read it with no pause and enjoy every chapter of it, despite it entails with terms of "academic". If you don't know what to start in writing essays, assignments or anything, please read this book because it will definitely enlighten something out of your brain. In literature, it offers new empirical method - corpus stylistics - to practice quantitative data in awe of literary ...more