Advances in written text analysis

Contributor(s): Coulthard, MalcolmMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Routledge 1994ISBN: 0415095190Subject(s): Content analysisDDC classification: 401.41
Contents:
On analysing and evaluating written text / Malcolm Coulthard -- Trust the text / John McH. Sinclair -- Signalling in discourse : a functional analysis of a common discourse pattern in written and spoken English / Michael Hoey -- Clause relations as information structure : two basic text structures in English / Eugene Winter -- Predictive categories in expository text / Angele Tadros -- Labelling discourse : an aspect of nominal-group lexical cohesion / Gill Francis -- The text and its message / Tim Johns -- The analysis of fixed expressions in text / Rosamund Moon -- The construction of knowledge and value in the grammar of scientific discourse, with reference to Charles Darwin's The Origins of Species / M.A.K. Halliday. Frames of reference : contextual monitoring and the interpretation of narrative discourse / Catherine Emmott -- Inferences in discourse comprehension / Martha Shiro -- Narratives of science and nature in popularizing molecular genetics / Greg Myers -- Evaluation and organization in a sample of written academic discourse / Susan Hunston -- Genre analysis : an approach to text analysis for ESP / Tony Dudley-Evans -- On theme, rheme and discourse goals / Peter H. Fries. Negatives in written text / Adriana Pagano -- It, this and that / Michael McCarthy -- The structure of newspaper editorials / Adriana Bolívar -- On reporting reporting : the representation of speech in factual and factional narratives / Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard.
Summary: This work provides an overview of approaches to written text analysis, including both classic and commissioned papers which share a common linguistic framework. The examples used range from pure science, social science and periodicals to literary narratives.
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On analysing and evaluating written text / Malcolm Coulthard --
Trust the text / John McH. Sinclair --
Signalling in discourse : a functional analysis of a common discourse pattern in written and spoken English / Michael Hoey -- Clause relations as information structure : two basic text structures in English / Eugene Winter --
Predictive categories in expository text / Angele Tadros --
Labelling discourse : an aspect of nominal-group lexical cohesion / Gill Francis --
The text and its message / Tim Johns --
The analysis of fixed expressions in text / Rosamund Moon --
The construction of knowledge and value in the grammar of scientific discourse, with reference to Charles Darwin's The Origins of Species / M.A.K. Halliday. Frames of reference : contextual monitoring and the interpretation of narrative discourse / Catherine Emmott --
Inferences in discourse comprehension / Martha Shiro --
Narratives of science and nature in popularizing molecular genetics / Greg Myers --
Evaluation and organization in a sample of written academic discourse / Susan Hunston --
Genre analysis : an approach to text analysis for ESP / Tony Dudley-Evans --
On theme, rheme and discourse goals / Peter H. Fries. Negatives in written text / Adriana Pagano --
It, this and that / Michael McCarthy --
The structure of newspaper editorials / Adriana Bolívar --
On reporting reporting : the representation of speech in factual and factional narratives / Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard.


This work provides an overview of approaches to written text analysis, including both classic and commissioned papers which share a common linguistic framework. The examples used range from pure science, social science and periodicals to literary narratives.

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