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Are law reports an 'agile' or an 'uptight' register? Tracking patterns of historical change in the use of colloquial and complexity features

Biber, D. E. & Gray, B., Jan 1 2019, Corpus-based Research on Variation in English Legal Discourse. Fanego, T. & Rodriguez-Puente, P. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, Vol. 91. p. 149-169 21 p.

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colloquial
Linguistics
Innovation
Law
innovation
2018

Academic writing as a locus of grammatical change The development of phrasal complexity features

Gray, B. & Biber, D. E., Jan 1 2018, Studies in Corpus Linguistics. John Benjamins Publishing Company, Vol. 85. p. 117-146 30 p.

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Innovation
Linguistics
innovation
Grammatical Change
Academic Writing

Lexis and grammar as complementary discourse systems for expressing stance and evaluation

Biber, D. E., Egbert, J. & Zhang, M., Jan 1 2018, The Construction of Discourse as Verbal Interaction. de los Angeles Gomez Gonzalez, M. & Mackenzie, J. L. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, p. 201-226 26 p. (Pragmatics and Beyond New Series; vol. 296).

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weblog
grammar
linguistics
discourse
evaluation
2017

Using corpus-based analysis to study register and dialect variation on the searchable web

Biber, D. E., Egbert, J. & Zhang, M., Jul 31 2017, Studies in Corpus-Based Sociolinguistics. Taylor and Francis, p. 83-111 29 p.

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dialect
Corpus-based Analysis
Dialect Variation
World Wide Web
Register Variation
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Variationist versus text-linguistic approaches to grammatical change in English: Nominal modifiers of head nouns

Biber, D. E., Egbert, J., Gray, B., Oppliger, R. & Szmrecsanyi, B., May 3 2016, The Cambridge Handbook of English Historical Linguistics. Cambridge University Press, p. 351-375 25 p.

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linguistics
Text Linguistics
Modifier
Nouns
Grammatical Change
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

Phraseology

Gray, B. & Biber, D. E., Jan 1 2015, The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge University Press, p. 125-145 21 p.

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language
Phraseology
Multi-word Units
discourse
Empirical Study
2014
8 Citations (Scopus)

Diachronic relations among speech-based and written registers in English

Biber, D. E. & Finegan, E., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 66-83 18 p.

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Diachrony
5 Citations (Scopus)

Dimensions of variation among eighteenth-century speech-based and written registers

Biber, D. E., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 200-214 15 p.

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eighteenth century
1 Citation (Scopus)

Historical shifts in the language of women and men: Gender differences in dramatic dialogue

Biber, D. E. & Burges, J., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 157-170 14 p.

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gender-specific factors
dialogue
language
Language
Gender Differences
4 Citations (Scopus)

Intra-textual variation within medical research articles

Biber, D. E. & Finegan, E., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 108-123 16 p.

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medical research
Research Articles
Medical Research
6 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-dimensional methodology and the dimensions of register variation in English

Conrad, S. & Biber, D. E., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 13-42 30 p.

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methodology
Methodology
Register Variation
1 Citation (Scopus)

On the complexity of discourse complexity: A multi-dimensional analysis

Biber, D. E., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 215-240 26 p.

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dimensional analysis
discourse
Discourse
Multidimensional Analysis
9 Citations (Scopus)

On the exploitation of computerized corpora in variation studies

Biber, D. E. & Finegan, E., Jan 14 2014, English Corpus Linguistics. Taylor and Francis, p. 204-220 17 p.

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exploitation
Exploitation
7 Citations (Scopus)

Stance markers

Gray, B. & Biber, D. E., Jan 1 2014, Corpus Pragmatics: A Handbook. Cambridge University Press, p. 219-248 30 p.

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emotion
evaluation
writer
linguistics
subjectivity
1 Citation (Scopus)

The ubiquitous oral versus literate dimension: A survey of multidimensional studies

Biber, D. E., Jan 1 2014, Measured Language: Quantitative Studies of Acquisition, Assessment, and Variation. Georgetown University Press, p. 1-20 20 p.

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2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Identifying multi-dimensional patterns of variation across registers

Biber, D. E. & Gray, B., Jan 1 2013, Research Methods in Language Variation and Change. Cambridge University Press, p. 402-420 19 p.

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linguistics
language
dimensional analysis
grammar
2012
12 Citations (Scopus)

Corpus-Based and Corpus-driven Analyses of Language Variation and Use

Biber, D. E., Sep 18 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis. Oxford University Press

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linguistics
language
research approach
Language Variation
Language Use
35 Citations (Scopus)

Current conceptions of stance

Gray, B. & Biber, D. E., Sep 24 2012, Stance and Voice in Written Academic Genres. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 15-32 18 p.

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Conception
Stance

Research in Corpus Linguistics

Biber, D. E., Reppen, R. & Friginal, E., Sep 18 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics, (2 Ed.). Oxford University Press

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linguistics
language
research approach
quantitative method
innovation
2011
8 Citations (Scopus)

The expression of stance in early (1665–1712) publications of the philosophical transactions and other contemporary medical prose: Innovations in a pioneering discourse

Gray, B., Biber, D. E. & Hiltunen, T., Jan 1 2011, Medical Writing in Early Modern English. Cambridge University Press, p. 221-247 27 p.

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Innovation
Prose
Stance
Discourse
Writer
2010
5 Citations (Scopus)

Nominalizing the verb phrase in academic science writing

Biber, D. E. & Gray, B., Jan 1 2010, The Verb Phrase in English: Investigating Recent Language Change with Corpora. Cambridge University Press, p. 99-132 34 p.

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Verb Phrase
Nouns
Verbs
Research Articles
Resources
2009
4 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-dimensional approaches

Biber, D. E., Mar 26 2009, Corpus Linguistics: An International Handbook. De Gruyter Mouton, Vol. 2. p. 822-855 34 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Noun phrase modification

Biber, D. E., Grieve, J. & Iberri-Shea, G., Jan 1 2009, One Language, Two Grammars?: Differences between British and American English. Cambridge University Press, p. 182-193 12 p.

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readership
linguistics
medical research
historical development
science
21 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative methods in corpus linguistics

Biber, D. E. & Jones, J. K., Mar 26 2009, Corpus Linguistics: An International Handbook. De Gruyter Mouton, Vol. 2. p. 1286-1304 19 p.

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quantitative method
linguistics
Quantitative Methods
Corpus Linguistics
2008
29 Citations (Scopus)

Register Variation: A Corpus Approach

Biber, D. E. & Conrad, S., Jan 14 2008, The Handbook of Discourse Analysis. wiley, p. 175-196 22 p.

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ethnography
linguistics
communication
Ethnography
Communication
10 Citations (Scopus)

The Grammar of Conversation

Quaglio, P. & Biber, D. E., Jan 14 2008, The Handbook of English Linguistics. John Wiley and Sons, p. 692-723 32 p.

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grammar
anthropology
sociology
conversation
linguistics
2007
9 Citations (Scopus)

Corpus-based analyses of discourse: Dimensions of variation in conversation

Biber, D. E., Nov 8 2007, Advances in Discourse Studies. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p. 100-114 15 p.

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conversation
discourse
Discourse
Corpus-based
2006
2 Citations (Scopus)

Parsing and Grammar Description, Corpus-Based

Biber, D. E., 2006, Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. Elsevier Ltd, p. 197-205 9 p.

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Intuition
Language
Textbooks
teachers
Teaching
2004
42 Citations (Scopus)

Compressed noun-phrase structures in newspaper discourse: The competing demands of popularization vs. economy

Biber, D. E., Jun 2 2004, New Media Language. Routledge, p. 169-181 13 p.

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popularization
newspaper
economy
discourse
Newspaper Discourse