[Corpora-List] Semantic Prosody questions?

John Colby colby at soe.ucsc.edu
Fri Dec 17 04:38:01 CET 2004


Irena,

Could you post a message to the board clarifying the nature of the
literature you were seeking, ("semantic prosody" vs "semantics" and
"prosody") and what literature you found in your search.

Thanks,
John

On Dec 16, 2004, at 4:18 PM, Irena Shuke wrote:


> Dear All,

>

> I just wanted to thank everyone for replying, it has been very very

> helpful indeed. I had made use of some of the sources mentioned here,

> heard of some others and still trying to get a hold of some of the

> books. I am going to order more now from the library. If anyone has

> any more suggestions, they will be greatly appreciated.

>

> Thank you so much.

>

> Irena

>

>

> >From: "Xiao, Zhonghua" <z.xiao at lancaster.ac.uk>

> >To: "Irena Shuke" <irenashuke at hotmail.com>

> >CC: <CORPORA at UIB.NO>

> >Subject: RE: [Corpora-List] Semantic Prosody questions?

> >Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2004 03:11:31 -0000

> >

> >Irena,

> >

> >Thought you might find the following references helpful:

> >

> >Richard

> >

> >

> >Dr Richard Xiao

> >Department of Linguistics

> >Lancaster University

> >Bailrigg, Lancaster

> >LA1 4YT

> >United Kingdom

> >

> >Home: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/staff/xiao/index.htm

> >Corplang: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/corplang

> >

> >========

> >

> >Corpora List Archive 17/10/03:

> http://helmer.aksis.uib.no/corpora/2003-2/0097.html

> >

> >

> >

> >Hunston, S. 2002. Corpora in Applied Linguistics. Cambridge:

> Cambridge University Press.

> >

> >

> >

> >Louw, B. 1993. 'Irony in the text or insincerity in the writer? The

> diagnostic po­tential of semantic prosodies' in Baker M., Francis G.

> and Tognini-Bonelli E. (eds.) Text and Technology: In Honour of John

> Sinclair, pp. 157-76. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

> >

> >

> >

> >Louw, B. 2000. 'Contextual prosodic theory: bringing semantic

> prosodies to life' in Heffer C., Sauntson H. and Fox G. (eds.) Words

> in Context: A tribute to John Sinclair on his Retirement [English

> Language Research Discourse Analysis Monograph No. 18 (CD-ROM)].

> Birmingham: University of Birmingham.

> >

> >

> >

> >Partington, A. 1998. Patterns and Meanings. Amsterdam: John

> Benjamins.

> >

> >

> >

> >Partington, A. 2004. '"Utterly content in each other's company":

> Semantic prosody and semantic preference'. International Journal of

> Corpus Linguistics 9/1: 131-156.

> >

> >

> >

> >Sardinha, T. 2000. 'Semantic prosodies in English and Portuguese: A

> contrastive study'. Cuadernos de Filología Inglesa 9/1: 93-110.

> Accessed on January 19, 2004 at

> http://lael.pucsp.br/~tony/2000murcia_prosodies.pdf.

> >

> >

> >

> >Stubbs, M. 2001. 'On inference theories and code theories: Corpus

> evidence for semantic schemas'. Text 21/3: 437-465.

> >

> >

> >

> >Stubbs, M. 2001. Words and Phrases. Oxford: Blackwell.

> >

> >

> >

> >Tim Johns:

> http://www.eisu.bham.ac.uk/Webmaterials/kibbitzers/kibbitzer24.htm.

> >

> >

> >

> >============

> >

> >________________________________

> >

> >From: owner-corpora at lists.uib.no on behalf of Irena Shuke

> >Sent: Wed 15/12/2004 22:58

> >To: CORPORA at UIB.NO

> >Subject: [Corpora-List] Semantic Prosody questions?

> >

> >

> >

> >Dear All,

> >

> >I recently joined this list because I had come across a topic

> discussed in

> >it via Google.com, namely one about semantic prosody. I was just

> wondering

> >if it would be alright to ask any questions about it here on this

> list, or

> >would someone please recommend another list which would be more

> appropriate.

> >I am trying to write my MA paper on Semantic Prosody at the

> University of

> >Latvia.

> >

> >Thank you,

> >Irena Shuke

> >Riga, Latvia

> >irenashuke at hotmail.com

> >

> >

> >

> >

> >

>

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