Publications

Books

  • Wright, D. (forthcoming).  Corpus Approaches to Forensic Linguistics: Corpora and Discourse in Forensic Contexts. London: Routledge.
  • Coulthard, M., Johnson, A. and Wright, D. (2017). An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics: Language in Evidence (2nd edn). London: Routledge. [publisher website]

Journal articles

  • Wright, D. (2020). The discursive construction of resistance to sex in an online community. Discourse, Context & Media. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcm.2020.100402[post-print]
  • Smith, H., Bird, K., Roeser, J., Robson, J., Braber, N., Wright, D., and Stacey, P. (2020). Voice parade procedures: investigating methods of optimising witness performance. Memory (28:1): 2–17. https://doi.org/10.1080/09658211.2019.1673427.
  • Wright, D. and Brookes, G. (2019). ‘This is England, speak English!’: a corpus-assisted critical study of language ideologies in the right-leaning British press. Critical Discourse Studies 16(1): 56–83. https://doi.org/10.1080/17405904.2018.1511439 
  • Betts, L. Harding, R. Peart, S., Sjolin Knight, C., Wright, D. and Newbold, K. (2019) Adolescents’ experiences of street harassment: creating a typology and assessing the emotional impact. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 11(1): 38–46. https://doi.org/10.1108/JACPR-12-2017-0336. 
  • Wright, D. (2017). Using word n-grams to identify authors and idiolects: a corpus approach to a forensic linguistic problem. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 22(2), 212-241. https://doi.org/10.1075/ijcl.22.2.03wri
  • Johnson, A. and Wright, D. (2014). Identifying idiolect in forensic authorship attribution: an n-gram textbite approach. Language and Law / Linguagem e Direito 1(1), 37-69. http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/15374/1/220199_PubSub2404_Wright.pdf. 
  • Wright, D. (2013). Stylistic variation within genre conventions in the Enron email corpus: Developing a text-sensitive methodology for authorship research. International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law 20(1): 45-75. https://journal.equinoxpub.com/IJSLL/article/view/5944. 
  • Wright, D. (2012). Scrunch, growze, or chobble?: investigating regional variation in sound symbolism in the Survey of English Dialects. Leeds Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics 17, 2012. http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/13712/. 
  • Wright, D. (2011). The accuracy and motivations of semi-phonetic respellings in ‘Summer Bulletin’ dialect literature. Transactions of the Yorkshire Dialect Society 111(22), 36-44.

Book chapters

  • Wright, D. (forthcoming). Corpus approaches to forensic linguistics. In M. Coulthard, A. May and R. Sousa-Silva (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics (2nd edn). London: Routledge.
  • Harding, R., Betts, L., Wright, D., Sjolin, C., Peart, S. (forthcoming). Adolescent girls’ experiences of street harassment: emotions, comments, impact, actions and the law. In: I. Zempi and J. Smith (eds.), Misogyny as Hate Crime. London: Routledge
  • MacLeod, N, and Wright, D. (2020). Forensic Linguistics. In S. Adolphs and D. Knight (eds). Routledge Handbook of English Language and Digital Humanities. London: Routledge, pp. 360-377.
  • Brookes, G. and Wright, D. (2020). From burden to threat: A diachronic study of language ideology and migrant representation in the British press. In: P. Rautionaho, A. Nurmi and J. Klemola (eds.) Corpora and the Changing Society: Studies in the Evolution of English. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins, pp. 113-140.
  • Wright, D. (2018). “Idiolect.” In: M. Aronoff (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Edited Volumes

  • Wright, D., Di Bari, M., Norton, C., Abdullah, A. and Khamam, R. (eds.) (2013). Leeds Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics, vol. 18.