'He's nice but Tim': contrast in British newspaper discourse

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dc.contributor.author Bednarek, M. A. en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T14:12:53Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-20T14:12:53Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier 2007002707 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Bednarek, M. A. 2006 ''He's nice but Tim': contrast in British newspaper discourse', , University of Birmingham, pp. 0-0. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1747-9398 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/1402
dc.description.abstract Contrast is not only “one of those general conceptions we all are acquainted with” (Rudolph 1996: 3), it is also an important notion in linguistics both for studies of information structure (e.g. Chafe 1976, Umbach 2004) and for studies of discourse structure (e.g. de Hoop & de Swart 2004, Umbach 2004, Couper-Kuhlen & Kortmann 2000). However, such studies often seem to focus more on the semantics than on the discourse functions of contrast, and corpus-based research still appears relatively rare (but see Rudolph 1996, Salkie & Oates 1999). By contrast, this paper uses a specialised corpus of newspaper discourse as the basis for an analysis of the distribution and discourse functions of but, concentrating on its evaluative function. en_US
dc.publisher University of Birmingham en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon 0 en_US
dc.title 'He's nice but Tim': contrast in British newspaper discourse en_US
dc.parent Corpus Linguistics 2005 en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Birmingham en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 0 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 0 en_US
dc.cauo.name Education en_US
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dc.conference.location en_US

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