Corpus Approaches to the Language of Sports

Texts, Media, Modalities

Dr Marcus Callies (Redaktør) ; Dr Magnus Levin (Redaktør)

Featuring innovative empirical studies using corpus approaches, this book showcases the linguistic aspects of a wide range of sports language. Les mer
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Featuring innovative empirical studies using corpus approaches, this book showcases the linguistic aspects of a wide range of sports language.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introduction. Corpus approaches to the language of sports: texts, media, modalities, Marcus Callies (University of Bremen, Germany) and Magnus Levin (Linnaeus University, Sweden)

Part I. Texts. Contrastive and comparative aspects of the phraseology of football match reports
2. Formulaic language and text routines in football live text commentaries and match reports - A cross- and corpus-linguistic approach, Simon Meier (Dresden University of Technology, Germany)
3. The language of football match reports in a contrastive perspective, Signe Oksefjell Ebeling (University of Oslo, Norway)
4. Lexical features of football reports: computer- vs. human-mediated language, Rita Jukneviciene (Vilnius University, Lithuania) and Paulius Viluckas (Vilnius University, Lithuania)

Part II. Media. Expanding the scope of research to new contexts of use
5. Such a nice guy who loved racing his bike: framing in media accounts of fatal crashes involving competitive cyclists, Turo Hiltunen (University of Helsinki, Finland)
6. "When did I do dangerous driving then?": structures and functions of Formula One race radio messages, Jukka Tyrkkoe (Linnaeus University, Sweden) and Hanna Limatius (University of Tampere, Finland)
7. The emotional content of English swearwords in football chatspeak: WTF and other pragmatic devices, Isabel Balteiro (Universidad de Alicante, Spain)
8. Fighting for integrity against a corrupting disease: the legal metaphors of sports fraud, Miguel Angel Campos-Pardillos (Universidad de Alicante, Spain)

Part III. Modalities. Multimodal studies
9. A multimodal analysis of football live text commentary, Valentin Werner (University of Bamberg, Germany)
10. 'Fear and disgust' - A corpus study of sentiment towards sporting events as expressed multimodally on 4chan's /sp/ board, Peter Crosthwaite (University of Queensland, Australia) and Joyce Cheung (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China)
11. A comparative multi-modal corpus study of dislocation structures in live football commentary, Marcus Callies (University of Bremen, Germany) and Magnus Levin (Linnaeus University, Sweden)

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Om forfatteren

Marcus Callies is Professor and Chair of English Linguistics at the University of Bremen, Germany.

Magnus Levin is Associate Professor of English Linguistics at Linnaeus University, Sweden.