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TOC: CogniTextes 19 (2019)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 16-Jul-2019
From: Maarten Lemmens <>
Subject: CogniTextes Vol. 19 (2019)
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Publisher: AFLiCo

Journal Title: CogniTextes
Volume Number: 19
Issue Number: -
Issue Date: 2019

Subtitle: Corpora and Representativeness

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Dear colleagues,

With apologies for cross-posting, we are very pleased to announce the online publication of volume 19 ("Corpora and Representativeness") of Cognitextes, the journal of the French Cognitive Linguistics Association (AFLiCo).

It includes an introduction, 7 papers written in French or English and a four-part discussion paper between Maarten Lemmens and Frederick Newmeyer.

Guest editors: Sophie Raineri & Camille Debras


Sophie Raineri & Camille Debras
Corpora and Representativeness: Where to go from now?

Part 1 : Representativeness in (target-specific) corpus construction

Patrick Doan, Dominique Boutet, Adrien Contesse, Claudia S. Bianchini, Claire Danet, Morgane Rébulard, Jean-François Dauphin, Léa Chevrefils, Chloé Thomas & Mathieu Reguer
Handling Sign Language handshapes annotation with the typannot typefont

Christophe Parisse
How large should a dense corpus be for reliable studies in early language acquisition?

Julien Perrez, François Randour & Min Reuchamps
De l’uniformité du discours politique : analyse bibliométrique et linguistique de la catégorisation des discours politiques

Part 2 : Addressing representativeness through case studies

Angus B. Grieve-Smith
The importance of sampling frames in representative historical corpora: a case study of Parisian theater

Adeline Terry
The representativeness of the metaphors of death, disease, and sex in a TV series corpus

Graham Ranger
Énonciation, corpus et representativité : le cas de « along »

Part 3 : Theorizing corpus representativeness

Thomas Egan
Non-representativeness in corpora: perils, pitfalls and challenges

Newmeyer/Lemmens tandem paper
Frederick J. Newmeyer
Conversational corpora : when “big is beautiful”

Maarten Lemmens
In defense of frequency generalizations and usage-based linguistics. An answer to Frederick Newmeyer’s “Conversational corpora : when big is beautiful”

Frederick J. Newmeyer
A rejoinder to Maarten Lemmens’s paper ‘In defence of frequency generalisations and usage-based linguistics. An answer to Frederick Newmeyer’s “Conversational corpora: when big is beautiful”’

Maarten Lemmens
Acknowledgement to Newmeyer

Book Review
Romain Delhem
Jiyoung Yoon & Stefan Gries, Corpus-based Approaches to Construction Grammar

Wishing you a pleasant reading,
Sophie Raineri and Camille Debras

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Discipline of Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): French (fra)
                            French Sign Language (fsl)

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