publication . Article . 2015

Revisiting Style, a Key Concept in Literary Studies

Christof Schöch;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Language and literary studies have studied style for centuries, and even since the advent of ›stylistics‹ as a discipline at the beginning of the twentieth century, definitions of ›style‹ have varied heavily across time, space and fields. Today, with increasingly large collections of literary texts being made available in digital form, computational approaches to literary style are proliferating. New methods from disciplines such as corpus linguistics and computer science are being adopted and adapted in interrelated fields such as computational stylistics and corpus stylistics, and are facilitating new approaches to lite...
Subjects
free text keywords: digital humanities, stylometry, computational stylistics, Literary theory, analysis and criticism, Sociology, Literature, business.industry, business, Literary science, Literary theory, Linguistics, Literary criticism, Common ground, Writing style, Mainstream, Corpus linguistics, Operational definition
Communities
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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Biber, Douglas, Corpus Linguistics and the Study of Literature: Back to the Future?, Scientific Study of Literature 1:1 (2011), 15-23.

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Brunet, Etienne, Ce qui compte: Écrits choisis, tome II: Méthodes statistiques, ed. Céline Poudat, Paris 2011.

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Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Language and literary studies have studied style for centuries, and even since the advent of ›stylistics‹ as a discipline at the beginning of the twentieth century, definitions of ›style‹ have varied heavily across time, space and fields. Today, with increasingly large collections of literary texts being made available in digital form, computational approaches to literary style are proliferating. New methods from disciplines such as corpus linguistics and computer science are being adopted and adapted in interrelated fields such as computational stylistics and corpus stylistics, and are facilitating new approaches to lite...
Subjects
free text keywords: digital humanities, stylometry, computational stylistics, Literary theory, analysis and criticism, Sociology, Literature, business.industry, business, Literary science, Literary theory, Linguistics, Literary criticism, Common ground, Writing style, Mainstream, Corpus linguistics, Operational definition
Communities
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
85 references, page 1 of 6

Anbeek, Ton/Arie Verhagen, Over stijl, Neerlandistiek.nl 1:1 (2001), http://www.neerlandistiek. nl/01.01/.

Anderegg, Johannes, Literaturwissenschaftliche Stilauffassungen, in: Ulla Fix/Andreas Gardt/Joachim Knape (ed.), Rhetoric and Stylistics. An International Handbook of Historical and Systematic Research, Vol. 1, Berlin/New York 2008, 1076-1092.

Arrivé, Michel, Postulats pour la description linguistique des textes littéraires, Langue française 3:1 (1969), 3-13.

Bally, Charles, Traité de stylistique française [1909], Heidelberg ²1921.

Barthes, Roland, Le Degré zéro de l'écriture [1953], Paris 1972.

Barthes, Roland, Éléments de sémiologie, Communications 4 (1964), 91-135.

Beaudouin, Valérie/Francois Yvon, The Metrometer: A Tool for Analysing French Verse, Literary and Linguistic Computing 11:1 (1996), 23-31.

Benzécri, Jean-Paul, L'analyse des donnees, Paris 1973.

Bernet, Charles, Le Vocabulaire des tragédies de Racine. Analyse statistique, Geneva/Paris 1983.

Biber, Douglas, Variation across Speech and Writing, Cambridge 1988.

Biber, Douglas, Corpus Linguistics and the Study of Literature: Back to the Future?, Scientific Study of Literature 1:1 (2011), 15-23.

Biber, Douglas/Edward Finegan, Multi-Dimensional Analyses of Authors' Styles: Some Case Studies from the Eigtheenth Century, Oxford 1994.

Bruneau, Charles, La stylistique, Romance Philology 5:1 (1951), 1-14.

Brunet, Etienne, Comptes d'auteurs, tome I: Études statistiques, de Rabelais à Gracq, ed. Damon Mayaffre, Paris 2009.

Brunet, Etienne, Ce qui compte: Écrits choisis, tome II: Méthodes statistiques, ed. Céline Poudat, Paris 2011.

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