Stylistics and stylometry. What is “style”?. Term not much loved by linguists Too vague Has connotations in neighbouring fields (“style” = good style, ie a value judgment)
From D. Biber, S. Conrad & R. Reppen, Corpus Linguistics: Investigating
Language Structure and Use, Cambriufge University Press, 1998.
Ch 5: the study of discourse characteristics
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/biber/Web text types.ppt