Working with German Corpora: with a foreword by John Sinclair

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Bill Dodd
A&C Black, Jun 21, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 320 pages
The essays in this volume, writen by Germanists from Britain, Ireland, the USA and Australia, illustrate the enormous potential which corpus-based work has for German Studies as a whole and the rich diversity of work currently being undertaken. A detailed introduction explains basic concepts, methods, and applications of corpus-based work.
 

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Contents

The relevance of corpora to German studies
1
Goethes Die Wahlverwandtschaften as a model case
40
a corpusbased study of binomial and other expressions before and during German unification
69
using corpus evidence to investigate valency
96
A corpusbased study of German accusativedative prepositions
116
exploitations of collocational norms in GermanEnglish translation
143
a corpusbased analysis of Thomas Manns Joseph und seine Brüder
161
Towards a corpusbased comparison of two journals in the field of business and management German
181
The ASTCOVEA German Grammar in conText Project
199
An electronic corpus of Early New High German
217
corpus evidence
245
Inflected and periphrastic subjunctive verb forms in German newspaper texts of the 1960s and 1990s
267
Index
297
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Bill Dodd is Professor of Modern German Studies at the University of Birmingham.

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