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dc.contributor.authorLópez-Couso, María José
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-02T06:51:27Z
dc.date.available2018-04-02T06:51:27Z
dc.date.issued2015-12-08
dc.identifier.citationLópez-Couso, M. (2016). Continuing the dialogue between corpus linguistics and grammaticalization theory: Three case studies. Corpus Linguistics And Linguistic Theory, 12(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/cllt-2015-0069
dc.identifier.issn1613-7027
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10347/16632
dc.description.abstractThe article shows that significant benefits can be gained from the integration of corpus linguistics and grammaticalization theory, two subfields which, despite sharing considerable common ground, tended to remain as separate areas of linguistic analysis until quite recently. Making use of diachronic and contemporary corpora of English, such as the Helsinki Corpus, ARCHER, and COCA, the article illustrates how standard corpus practices can indeed contribute to our understanding of grammaticalization and related processes of language change. The selected case studies deal with the origin of existential there, the development of like-parentheticals in contemporary American English, and the history of the marker of expository apposition namely
dc.description.sponsorshipI also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the European Regional Development Fund and the following institutions: the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (grant FFI2014-52188-P) and the Autonomous Government of Galicia (grant GPC 2014/004)
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherDe Gruyter Moutor
dc.relationinfo:eu-repo/grantAgreement/MINECO/Plan Estatal de Investigación Científica y Técnica y de Innovación 2013-2016/FFI2014-52188-P/ES/GRADIENCIA, VARIACION LINGUISTICA Y CONSTRUCCIONALIZACION: DATOS DEL INGLES ACTUAL E HISTORICO
dc.subjectCorpus linguistics
dc.subjectGrammaticalization
dc.subject(Inter)subjectification
dc.subjectExistential there
dc.subjectDeictic there
dc.subjectLike-parentheticals
dc.subjectComparative complementizer like
dc.subjectMarker of expository apposition namely
dc.subjectParticularizer namely
dc.subjectBridging context
dc.titleContinuing the dialogue between corpus linguistics and grammaticalization theory: Three case studies
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.DOI10.1515/cllt-2015-0069
dc.relation.publisherversionhttps://doi.org/10.1515/cllt-2015-0069
dc.type.versioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
dc.identifier.e-issn1613-7035
dc.rights.accessrightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversidade de Santiago de Compostela. Departamento de Filoloxía Inglesa e Alemá
dc.description.peerreviewedSI


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