Arja Nurmi, Ph.D. is a senior lecturer at the University of Tampere. She has participated in corpus compilation and published many articles on multilingual practices and historical sociolinguistics, using corpus-linguistic methodology. Tanja Rütten, Ph.D. is a post-doctorate researcher at the University of Cologne. Her recent publications include studies on historical corpus pragmatics and corpus design. In her current work, she explores the potential and limits of big data for philological investigations. Professor Päivi Pahta is Dean of the Faculty of Communication Sciences at the University of Tampere. She leads the Democratization, Mediatization and Language Practices in Britain, 1700–1950 consortium and has studied historical sociolinguistics, multilingualism, register variation, and corpus linguistics.
Corpus linguists, anyone interested in multilingualism and language acquisition, World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca and the history of English.
Table of contents
Preface List of Figures and Tables 1 How Many Languages are there in a Monolingual Corpus? Arja Nurmi and Tanja Rütten 2 Indian English or Indian Englishes? Accounting for Speakers’ Multilingual Repertoires in Corpora of Postcolonial Englishes Claudia Lange 3 Mono- and Multilingualism in a Specialized Corpus of New Zealand Stories Alexander Onysko and Marta Degani 4 What Happens to Ongoing Change in Multilingual Settings? A Corpus Compiler’s Perspective on New Data and New Research Prospects Mikko Laitinen 5 Multilingual Speakers, Multilingual Texts: Multilingual Practices in Learner Corpora Marcus Callies and Leonie Wiemeyer 6 Multilingualism in English as a Lingua Franca: Flagging as an Indicator of Perceived Acceptability and Intelligibility Niina Hynninen, Kaisa Pietikäinen and Svetlana Vetchinnikova 7 English Commonplace Books as Multilingual Receiver Corpora Thomas Kohnen 8 Multilingual Practices in the Corpus of English Religious Prose: Annotation and Access Tanja Rütten 9 Semi-automatic Discovery of Multilingual Elements in English Historical Corpora: Methods and Challenges Jukka Tyrkkö, Arja Nurmi and Jukka Tuominen 10 ‘Multilinguality’ in Learner Corpora: The Case of the MILE Rolf Kreyer 11 Multilingualism and Quotations from a Corpus-Linguistic Perspective: A Case Study of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Biographia Literaria Mark Kaunisto