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The State-of-the-Art of Research into the History of Childbirth and Midwifery in the United Kingdom and Ireland (2022)
Book Chapter
Whitt, R. (in press). The State-of-the-Art of Research into the History of Childbirth and Midwifery in the United Kingdom and Ireland. In Born Yesterday: Cross-Disciplinary Investigations into the History of Childbirth, Midwifery and Maternity Care in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press

A critical introduction to the volume, Born Yesterday: Cross-Disciplinary Investigations into the History of Childbirth, Midwifery and Maternity Care in the United Kingdom and Ireland

Language, labour and ideology: Constructing epistemologies of childbirth in the first three centuries of English-language midwifery texts (1540-1800) (2022)
Book Chapter
Whitt, R. (in press). Language, labour and ideology: Constructing epistemologies of childbirth in the first three centuries of English-language midwifery texts (1540-1800). In T. Hiltunen, & I. Taavitsainen (Eds.), Corpus Pragmatic Studies on the History of Medical Discourse (179-202). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1075/pbns.330.08whi

Writings on midwifery and women’s medicine related to childbirth reflect the many changes affecting this field during the Early Modern period, which in turn reflect changes in epistemological values Through the lens of critical discourse analysis, th... Read More about Language, labour and ideology: Constructing epistemologies of childbirth in the first three centuries of English-language midwifery texts (1540-1800).

Henry James "In The Minor Key" (2021)
Book Chapter
Scott, R. (2021). Henry James "In The Minor Key". In L. Buonomo (Ed.), The Sound of James. The Aural Dimension in Henry James’s Work. Papers from the 8th International Conference of the Henry James Society. Trieste, 4-6 July 2019 (17-34). Trieste, Italy: Edizioni Università di Trieste

Storying selves and others at work Story ownership, tellership and functions of narratives in a workplace domain (2021)
Journal Article
Chałupnik, M. (2022). Storying selves and others at work Story ownership, tellership and functions of narratives in a workplace domain. Narrative Inquiry, 32(1), 66-85. https://doi.org/10.1075/ni.20047.cha

This paper engages with the relationship between story ownership - so who owns a story, tellership - so who has the right to tell it, and functions of workplace narratives as well as the broader social practices at work. Drawing upon discourse and na... Read More about Storying selves and others at work Story ownership, tellership and functions of narratives in a workplace domain.

Public health messaging by political leaders: a corpus linguistic analysis of COVID-19 speeches delivered by Boris Johnson (2021)
Report
McClaughlin, E., Nichele, E., Adolphs, S., Barnard, P., Clos, J., Knight, D., …Lang, A. (2021). Public health messaging by political leaders: a corpus linguistic analysis of COVID-19 speeches delivered by Boris Johnson. Nottingham: UKRI/AHRC

This study analyses the language of speeches about COVID-19 delivered by Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 3rd March 2020 and 5th April 2021. We use transcribed speeches to construct a digitised body of texts called a... Read More about Public health messaging by political leaders: a corpus linguistic analysis of COVID-19 speeches delivered by Boris Johnson.

'You said, we did': A corpus-based analysis of marketising discourse in healthcare websites (2021)
Journal Article
Chałupnik, M., & Brookes, G. (2021). 'You said, we did': A corpus-based analysis of marketising discourse in healthcare websites. Text and Talk, https://doi.org/10.1515/text-2020-0038

In recent years, social and political commentators have criticised the ongoing marketisation of the UK's state-based healthcare system, the National Health Service (NHS). This paper examines the websites of 187 NHS's Clinical Commissioning Groups (CC... Read More about 'You said, we did': A corpus-based analysis of marketising discourse in healthcare websites.

Framing emergency care interactions: A multimodal analysis of team leaders’ making requests using eye-tracking glasses (2021)
Journal Article
Tsuchiya, K., Coffey, F., Mackenzie, A., Atkins, S., Chalupnik, M., Timmons, S., …Crundall, D. (2021). Framing emergency care interactions: A multimodal analysis of team leaders’ making requests using eye-tracking glasses. Communication and Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1558/cam.18248

A team leader’s request is a crucial factor for successful team interaction to ensure patient safety in emergency care. This study examines how team leaders accomplish and frame immediate requests through language use and corresponding eye-movement p... Read More about Framing emergency care interactions: A multimodal analysis of team leaders’ making requests using eye-tracking glasses.

Legal custom & Lex Castrensis?: using law and literature to navigate the North-Sea neighbourhood in the late Viking Age (2021)
Book Chapter
Ruiter, K. (2021). Legal custom & Lex Castrensis?: using law and literature to navigate the North-Sea neighbourhood in the late Viking Age. In D. H. Steinforth, & C. C. Rozier (Eds.), Britain and its neighbours: cultural contacts and exchanges in Medieval and early modern Europe. London: Routledge

In his Lex Castrensis, the thirteenth-century Danish writer Sven Aggesen tells the story of the creation of a law that he attributes to Knútr inn ríki (Cnut the Great) as a means of governing his substantial military following of retainers, known as... Read More about Legal custom & Lex Castrensis?: using law and literature to navigate the North-Sea neighbourhood in the late Viking Age.

Creative Facticity and 'Hyper-Archaeology': the Spatial and Performative Textualities of Psychogeography (2021)
Book Chapter
Jordan, S. (2021). Creative Facticity and 'Hyper-Archaeology': the Spatial and Performative Textualities of Psychogeography. In Writing Remains New Intersections of Archaeology, Literature and Science (95-116). London: Bloomsbury Publishing. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350109490.ch-004

The chapter examines the interdependencies between fiction and archaeology through the analysis of psychogeography, a broad and ever expanding genre that mixes archaeological and historical fact with fiction. Critical to this analysis is an understan... Read More about Creative Facticity and 'Hyper-Archaeology': the Spatial and Performative Textualities of Psychogeography.

“Totaled City”: The Postdigital Textualities of Ben Lerner’s 10:04 (2020)
Book Chapter
Jordan, S. (2021). “Totaled City”: The Postdigital Textualities of Ben Lerner’s 10:04. In A. Evans, & K. Kramer (Eds.), Time, the City, and the Literary Imagination. London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-55961-8

The chapter argues that Ben Lerner’s 10:04 is a response to the new ontological condition of metamodernism. Not only is 10:04 deliberately playful in its mash-up of fiction and autobiography; it also encapsulates extreme levels of anxiety concerning... Read More about “Totaled City”: The Postdigital Textualities of Ben Lerner’s 10:04.

Discourse and health communication (2020)
Book Chapter
Brookes, G., & Hunt, D. (2020). Discourse and health communication. In Corpus discourse and mental health. London: Bloomsbury Publishing

Corpus discourse and mental health (2020)
Book
Hunt, D., & Brookes, G. (2020). Corpus discourse and mental health. London: Bloomsbury Publishing

Situated at the interface of corpus linguistics and health communication, Corpus, Discourse and Mental Health provides insights into the linguistic practices of members of three online support communities as they describe their experiences of living... Read More about Corpus discourse and mental health.

Professional Communication: Consultancy, Advocacy, Activism (2020)
Book
Mullany, L. (2020). L. Mullany (Ed.). Professional Communication: Consultancy, Advocacy, Activism. London: Palgrave Macmillan

This edited book presents contemporary empirical research investigating the use of language in professional settings, drawing on the contributions of a set of internationally-renowned authors. The book takes a critical approach to understanding profe... Read More about Professional Communication: Consultancy, Advocacy, Activism.

Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities (2020)
Book
Kilby, S. (2020). Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities. University of Hertfordshire Press

This compelling new study forms part of a new wave of scholarship on the medieval rural environment in which the focus moves beyond purely socio-economic concerns to incorporate the lived experience of peasants. For too long, the principal intellectu... Read More about Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities.

Berserks Behaving Badly: Manipulating Normative Expectations in Eyrbyggja saga (2020)
Book Chapter
Ruiter, K. (2020). Berserks Behaving Badly: Manipulating Normative Expectations in Eyrbyggja saga. In Narrating Law and Laws of Narration in Medieval Scandinavia, (171-184). De Gruyter

A common thread running through the present volume is the consistent highlighting of the flexibility, negotiation, and pragmatism that is so apparent in narrated descriptions of law, legal norms, and legal practice in the medieval Scandinavian milieu... Read More about Berserks Behaving Badly: Manipulating Normative Expectations in Eyrbyggja saga.