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Dr Emma Moreton BA, MPhil, PhD, FHEA

Lecturer English

Publications

2020

New methods, old data: using digital technologies to explore 19th C. letter writing practices (Chapter)

Moreton, E. L., & Culy, C. (2020). New methods, old data: using digital technologies to explore 19th C. letter writing practices. In M. Evans, & C. Tagg (Eds.), Message and medium: historicizing digital language practices. De Gruyter Mouton.

Written corpora (Chapter)

Gardner, S., & Moreton, E. (2020). Written corpora. In The Routledge Handbook of English Language and Digital Humanities (pp. 26-48).

2019

Identifying speech acts in a corpus of historical migrant correspondence (Journal article)

De Felice, R., & Moreton, E. (2019). Identifying speech acts in a corpus of historical migrant correspondence. Studia Neophilologica, 91(2), 154-174. doi:10.1080/00393274.2019.1616216

DOI: 10.1080/00393274.2019.1616216

Homesickness, recollections and reunions: Topics and emotions in a corpus of female Irish emigrant correspondence (Chapter)

Moreton, E., & Culy, C. (2019). Homesickness, recollections and reunions: Topics and emotions in a corpus of female Irish emigrant correspondence. In R. Hickey (Ed.), Keeping in Touch: Emigrant letters across the English-speaking world. John Benjamins.

2018

‘We work hard here’ (Chapter)

Moreton, E. (2018). ‘We work hard here’. In Rethinking Language, Text and Context (pp. 79-102). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781351183222-6

DOI: 10.4324/9781351183222-6

2017

The Migrant Letter Digitised: Visualising Metadata (Journal article)

O’Leary, N., & Moreton, E. (2017). The Migrant Letter Digitised: Visualising Metadata. Journal of Cultural Analytics. doi:10.22148/16.013

DOI: 10.22148/16.013

2016

'I never could forget my darling mother': the language of recollection in a corpus of female Irish emigrant correspondence (Journal article)

Moreton, E. (2016). 'I never could forget my darling mother': the language of recollection in a corpus of female Irish emigrant correspondence. The History of the Family, 21(3), 315-336. doi:10.1080/1081602X.2016.1155469

DOI: 10.1080/1081602X.2016.1155469

Letters from America: Themes and methods in the study of Irish emigrant correspondence (Chapter)

Moreton, E. (2016). Letters from America: Themes and methods in the study of Irish emigrant correspondence. In The Edinburgh Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Letters and Letter-Writing. Edinburgh University Press. Retrieved from https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/

Migration Databases as Impact Tools in the Education and Heritage Sectors (Chapter)

Amador-Moreno, C. P., Corrigan, K. P., McCafferty, K., & Moreton, E. (2016). Migration Databases as Impact Tools in the Education and Heritage Sectors. In Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora (pp. 25-67). Palgrave Macmillan UK. doi:10.1057/978-1-137-38645-8_2

DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-38645-8_2

2015

"I hope you will write" The function of projection structures in a corpus of nineteenth-century Irish emigrant correspondence (Journal article)

Moreton, E. (2015). "I hope you will write" The function of projection structures in a corpus of nineteenth-century Irish emigrant correspondence. JOURNAL OF HISTORICAL PRAGMATICS, 16(2), 277-303. doi:10.1075/jhp.16.2.06mor

DOI: 10.1075/jhp.16.2.06mor

2014

Visualising the Emigrant Letter (Journal article)

Moreton, E., O’Leary, N., & O’Sullivan, P. (2014). Visualising the Emigrant Letter. Revue européenne des migrations internationales, 30(3-4), 49-69. doi:10.4000/remi.7081

DOI: 10.4000/remi.7081

2013

Profiling the Female Emigrant: A Method of Linguistic Inquiry for Examining Correspondence Collections (Chapter)

Moreton, E. (n.d.). Profiling the Female Emigrant: A Method of Linguistic Inquiry for Examining Correspondence Collections. In Gender History Across Epistemologies (pp. 97-126). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. doi:10.1002/9781118508206.ch4

DOI: 10.1002/9781118508206.ch4

2012

Profiling the Female Emigrant: A Method of Linguistic Inquiry for Examining Correspondence Collections (Journal article)

Moreton, E. (2012). Profiling the Female Emigrant: A Method of Linguistic Inquiry for Examining Correspondence Collections. Gender & History, 24(3), 617-646. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0424.2012.01699.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0424.2012.01699.x