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English

Linguistics

Research in English Linguistics covers a wide variety of fields with a focus on pragmatics, discourse, text and functional grammar. Research is also being carried out on lexicology, lexicography, language pedagogy and sociolinguistics. Much of this forms an important part of the department’s research profiles, in particular language and learning, popular culture and translation. The use of corpora has a strong position. One main area of investigation is Swedish advanced learners’ written and spoken English, using corpora (The Swedish Component of the International Corpus of Learner English (SWICLE) and The Swedish Component of the Louvain International Database of Spoken English (LINDSEI-SW) to make comparisons with native speakers’ English. Another is contrastive studies of English and Swedish using The English-Swedish Parallel Corpus (ESPC).

Literature

Prominent research areas in English literature over the last decade have explored the link between literature and society, from the Renaissance to the modern period. Particular research projects have included readings of literary texts from a political or ethical point of view, studies in modernist literature and culture, postcolonial and ecocritical readings of South African literature, and feminist readings. Other areas of research cover multiculturalism, transculturalism, intercultural communication and readings of canonical texts.

Contact Information

Marius Hentea, Professor, English Literature

Box 200, 405 30 Göteborg

Visiting Address:
Lundgrensgatan 1B

Phone:
031-786 5288

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