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Medical Writing in Early Modern English (Studies in English Language)

Based on an electronic corpus of some two million medical texts from c.1500-1700, this volume of twelve essays provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine. From the Studies in English Language series.New
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Medical Writing In Early Modern English

Pub Date : 2011-02-03 | Author : Irma Taavitsainen | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139493833
ISBN 13 : 1139493833

Medical writing tells us a great deal about how the language of science has developed in constructing and communicating knowledge in English. This volume provides a new perspective..

Genre In Language Discourse And Cognition

Pub Date : 2016-05-10 | Author : Ninke Stukker | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN 10 : 9783110467987
ISBN 13 : 3110467984

The study of genre is scattered across research disciplines. This volume offers an integrative perspective starting from the assumption that genres are cognitive constructs, recogn..

English Historical Pragmatics

Pub Date : 2013-08-30 | Author : Andreas Jucker | Publisher : Edinburgh University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780748686414
ISBN 13 : 074868641X

Providing an ideal introduction to historical pragmatics, this guide gives students a solid grounding in historical pragmatics and teaches the methodology needed to analyse languag..

Contact Variation And Change In The History Of English

Pub Date : 2014-09-11 | Author : Simone E. Pfenninger | Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing Company

ISBN 10 : 9789027269935
ISBN 13 : 9027269939

The papers in this volume aim at facilitating exchange between three fields of inquiry that are of great importance in historical linguistics: language change, (socio)linguistic re..

Corpora Pragmatics And Discourse

Pub Date : 2009-01-01 | Author : | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789042029101
ISBN 13 : 9042029102

This volume presents current state-of-the-art discussions in corpus-based linguistic research of the English language. The papers deal with Present-day English, worldwide varieties..

Astronomy Playne And Simple

Pub Date : 2012-07-04 | Author : Isabel Moskowich | Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing Company

ISBN 10 : 9789027272508
ISBN 13 : 9027272506

The Corpus of English Texts on Astronomy (CETA) is part of the Coruña Corpus of English Scientific Writing (CC). CETA has been compiled for the description of English Astronomy wr..

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