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Introduction; John Sinclair; Chapter 1 - Lexical priming and literary creativity; Michael Hoey; Chapter 2 - Grammatical creativity: a corpus perspective; Michael Hoey; Chapter 3 - Parole-linguistics and the diachronic dimension of the discourse; Wolfgang Teubert; Chapter 4 - Natural and Human Rights, Work and Property in the Discourse of Catholic Social Doctrine; Wolfgang Teubert; Chapter 5 - On texts, corpora and models of language; Michael Stubbs; Chapter 6 - Quantitative data on mulit-word sequences in English: the case of the word world; Michael Stubbs; Chapter 7 - Lexical items in discourse: identifying local textual functions of sustainable development; Michaela Mahlberg; Chapter 8 - Corpus stylistics: bridging the gap between linguistic and literary studies; Michaela Mahlberg.

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Michael Hoey is Baines Professor of English language at the University of Liverpool. Michaela Mahlberg is Lecturer in English Language at the University of Liverpool. Michael Stubbs is Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Trier, Germany. Wolfgang Teubert is Professor of Corpus Linguistics at the University of Birmingham. John Sinclair is President of the Tuscan Word Centre, Italy and Professor Emeritus of Modern English Language, University of Birmingham.

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"This is valuable reading for anyone planning to design a research study based on corpus methodology; it is very detailed, with concrete examples of types of research that can be done through corpus methodology and concerns researchers typically encounter. The editor does a good job including different perspectives and a variety of methodology; it is comprehensive. In some chapters, such as the Stubbs' chapter on the word ''world, '' the reader is walked through designing a small study using corpora. Most chapters include both an introduction and conclusion, making the main ideas of that chapter more accessible...For...specialists...this is a useful book." - Stacia Levy, Ed.D., Linguist List, November 12, 2008--Sanford Lakoff
"An outstanding book, containing a range of original research ideas and insights that push cogently and systematically at the boundaries of the subject." - Professor Ronald Carter, School of English Studies, University of Nottingham, UK--Sanford Lakoff

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