Characterisation in the representation of speech and body language from a corpus linguistic perspective

Arts and Humanities Research Council grant reference AH/K005146/1

The CLiC Dickens project demonstrates through corpus stylistics how computer-assisted methods can be used to study literary texts and lead to new insights into how readers perceive fictional characters. As part of the project we are developing the web app CLiC, designed specifically for the analysis of literary texts. CLiC Dickens started at the University of Nottingham in 2013, it is now a collaborative project with the University of Birmingham.


14 March 2016: Corpus Stylistics for English Classroom

16 November 2015: Using corpus linguistic methods in the classroom: A one-day workshop for A level teachers

12 November  2015Advanced CLiC – User-defined annotation (Johan de Joode)

29 October 2015: Using CLiC to study literature (Johan de Joode)

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