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John Buchan’s amicable anti-modernism (2012)
Journal Article
Waddell, N. (2012). John Buchan’s amicable anti-modernism. Journal of Modern Literature, 35(2), doi:10.2979/jmodelite.35.2.64

This article considers the novelist John Buchan’s changing responses to literary modernism in the inter-war period. It argues that although Buchan has generally been taken as a straightforward opponent of modernist writing, careful study of his oeuvr... Read More

文学认知研究的精妙科学 = Wen xue ren zhi yan jiu de jing miao ke xue (2012)
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Stockwell, P. (2012). 文学认知研究的精妙科学 = Wen xue ren zhi yan jiu de jing miao ke xue

This paper reviews some key issues in the current study of cognitive poetics. It first explores the range of cognitive poetics,emphasizing the centrality of textuality and texture in cognitive poetics. Then it follows to outline different approac... Read More

Applied utility and the auto-ethnographic short story: persuasions for, and illustrations of, writing critical social science (2011)
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Gilbourne, D., Jones, R., & Jordan, S. (2014). Applied utility and the auto-ethnographic short story: persuasions for, and illustrations of, writing critical social science. Sport, Education and Society, 19(1), doi:10.1080/13573322.2011.632405

In some quarters it is argued that, narrative researchers might be classified as being either storyanalysts or storytellers. They go on to suggest that one feature of storytellers is that they undertake a form of analysis as the process of writing un... Read More

Electrophysiological measures of conflict detection and resolution in the Stroop task (2011)
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Coderre, E. L., Conklin, K., & van Heuven, W. J. (2011). Electrophysiological measures of conflict detection and resolution in the Stroop task. Brain Research, 1413, doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2011.07.017

Conflict detection and resolution is crucial in a cognitive task like the Stroop task. Previous studies have identified an early negativity component (Ninc) as a prominent marker of Stroop conflict in event-related potentials (ERPs). However, to what... Read More

Seeing a phrase “time and again” matters: the role of phrasal frequency in the processing of multiword sequences (2011)
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Siyanova-Chanturia, A., Conklin, K., & van Heuven, W. J. (2011). Seeing a phrase “time and again” matters: the role of phrasal frequency in the processing of multiword sequences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 37(3), doi:10.1037/a0022531

Are speakers sensitive to the frequency with which phrases occur in language. The authors report an eye-tracking study that investigates this by examining the processing of multiword sequences that differ in phrasal frequency by native and proficient... Read More

Adding more fuel to the fire: an eye-tracking study of idiom processing by native and non-native speaker (2011)
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Siyanova-Chanturia, A., Conklin, K., & Schmitt, N. (2011). Adding more fuel to the fire: an eye-tracking study of idiom processing by native and non-native speaker. Second Language Research, 27(2), doi:10.1177/0267658310382068

Using eye-tracking, we investigate on-line processing of idioms in a biasing story context by native and non-native speakers of English. The stimuli are idioms used figuratively (at the end of the day – ‘eventually’), literally (at the end of the day... Read More

Exploring transformative learning opportunities as part of the delivery of a video-based intervention (2011)
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Collins, L. C., & James, D. M. (2011). Exploring transformative learning opportunities as part of the delivery of a video-based intervention. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice, 8(2), doi:10.1558/japl.v8i2.209

A teacher of the deaf reported a change in perspective following her involvement as a participant in a therapeutic intervention known as video interaction guidance (VIG). We applied a model of transformative learning to validate this report and to e... Read More

Fast automatic translation and morphological decomposition in Chinese- English bilinguals (2011)
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Zhang, T., van Heuven, W. J., & Conklin, K. (2011). Fast automatic translation and morphological decomposition in Chinese- English bilinguals. Psychological Science, 22(10), doi:10.1177/0956797611421492

In this study, we investigated automatic translation from English to Chinese and subsequent morphological decomposition of translated Chinese compounds. In two lexical decision tasks, Chinese-English bilinguals responded to English target words that... Read More

The first collected “Shakespeare Apocrypha” (2011)
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Kirwan, P. (2011). The first collected “Shakespeare Apocrypha”. Shakespeare Quarterly, 62(4), doi:10.1353/shq.2011.0077

The anonymous plays Mucedorus, The Merry Devil of Edmonton, and Fair Em derive their spurious attribution to Shakespeare from a volume entitled "Shakespeare Vol. 1" that once belonged to David Garrick. Despite its significance, this volume has not be... Read More

A case for corpus stylistics: Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale (2011)
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Mahlberg, M., & McIntyre, D. (2011). A case for corpus stylistics: Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale. English Text Construction, 4(2), doi:10.1075/etc.4.2.03mah

In this article we investigate keywords and key semantic domains in Fleming’s Casino Royale. We identify groups of keywords that describe elements of the fictional world such as characters and settings as well as thematic signals. The keyword groups... Read More

“What’s past is prologue”: negotiating the authority of tense in reviewing Shakespeare (2010)
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Kirwan, P. (2010). “What’s past is prologue”: negotiating the authority of tense in reviewing Shakespeare. Shakespeare, 6(3), doi:10.1080/17450918.2010.497856

This paper, rooted in reviewing practice, engages with a little-discussed practical aspect of reviewing: the tense in which a theatre review is written. Noting that journalistic reviews use the present tense, whereas academic reviews use the past, th... Read More

Class, consensus and repertoire at the Nottingham and Midland counties working classes industrial exhibition (2010)
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Sutherland, L. (2010). Class, consensus and repertoire at the Nottingham and Midland counties working classes industrial exhibition. Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film, 37(1), doi:10.7227/NCTF.37.1.8

This article examines the aims and outcomes of the Nottingham and Midland Counties Working Classes Industrial Exhibition of 1865-1866, an event which ostensibly promoted the achievements of working class residents living in and around the [then] town... Read More

Staging criminality and colonial authority: the execution of thug criminals in British India (2010)
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ní Fhlathúin, M. (2010). Staging criminality and colonial authority: the execution of thug criminals in British India. Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film, 37(1), doi:10.7227/NCTF.37.1.5

This essay examines the spectacular and stage-managed mass executions carried out during the East India Company administration’s campaign against thug criminals during the 1830s. Drawing on Foucault’s concept of the execution as an occasion for the d... Read More

Hygiene and biosecurity: the language and politics of risk in an era of emerging infectious diseases (2009)
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Brown, B., Nerlich, B., Crawford, P., Koteyko, N., & Carter, R. (2009). Hygiene and biosecurity: the language and politics of risk in an era of emerging infectious diseases. Sociology Compass, 3(5), doi:10.1111/j.1751-9020.2009.00230.x

Infectious diseases, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and avian influenza, have recently been high on the agenda of policy makers and the public. Although hygiene and biosecurity are preferred options for disease management, policy... Read More

Clusters, key clusters and local textual functions in Dickens (2007)
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Mahlberg, M. (2007). Clusters, key clusters and local textual functions in Dickens. Corpora, 2(1), doi:10.3366/cor.2007.2.1.1

The paper argues that corpus linguistics can make useful contributions to the descriptive inventory of literary stylistics. The concept of local textual functions is employed as a descriptive tool for the stylistic analysis of a corpus of texts by Ch... Read More

India and women's poetry of the 1830s: femininity and the picturesque in the poetry of Emma Roberts and Letitia Elizabeth Landon (2005)
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ní Fhlathúin, M. (2005). India and women's poetry of the 1830s: femininity and the picturesque in the poetry of Emma Roberts and Letitia Elizabeth Landon. Women's Writing, 12(2), doi:10.1080/09699080500200345

This analysis of women’s writing on colonial India studies their work against the accounts of the picturesque and its function in colonial writing on India established by Sara Suleri and Nigel Leask. Roberts and Landon both work within this tradition... Read More