Ben Clarke

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ben Clarke plays a role.


The dynamicity of communication below, around and above the clause

Edited by Ben Clarke and Jorge Arús-Hita

Special issue of English Text Construction 9:1 (2016) v, 219 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | English linguistics | English literature & literary studies | Theoretical literature & literary studies


Analyses on news media data in Conceptual Metaphor Theory have highlighted several frequent metaphors used to understand climate change including climate change is conflict. This article analyses the frequency of that conceptual metaphor in a corpus of UK parliamentary debates on climate change.… read more
Gerhardt, Cornelia, Ben Clarke and Justin Lecarpentier 2021 Naming rights sponsorship in Europe: Fan reactions to stadium renamings in the Premier League, Bundesliga and Ligue 1AILA Review 34:2, pp. 212–239 | Article
Football stadiums have traditionally been named after local sites (e.g. Goodison Park, Everton FC) or regions (Ruhrstadion, VfL Bochum). As big business takes increasing precedence in decision making in football at large (e.g. associations and leagues, regarding fixtures, media coverage, kick-off… read more
This paper puts the case that viewing text dynamically can be valuable in the practice of semantic description. Using, as its case study, the statistically significant occurrence of Subject ellipsis across consecutive clauses in a corpus of newspaper football reports, the paper demonstrates a… read more
Clarke, Ben and Jorge Arús-Hita 2016 The dynamicity of communication below, around and above the clause: IntroductionThe dynamicity of communication below, around and above the clause, Clarke, Ben and Jorge Arús-Hita (eds.), pp. 1–8 | Article