Special issue on social identities in public texts.
Guest Editors for this volume: Minna Nevala and Matylda Włodarczyk.

Minna Nevala & Matylda Włodarczyk University of Tampere and Adam Mickiewicz University “Exploring social identities in public texts”. abstract full text

Hanna Limatius University of Tampere “‘There really is nothing like pouring your heart out to a fellow fat chick’: Constructing a body positive blogger identity in plus-size fashion blogs”. abstract full text

Tony McEnery & Helen Baker Lancaster University “The poor in seventeenth-century England – a corpus based analysis”. abstract full text

Anni Sairio University of Helsinki “A learned woman’s warfare: Social identity in eighteenth-century anonymous satire”. abstract full text

Daniela Cesiri Ca’ Foscari University of Venice “‘Haha, what a twit I am’. The construction of a social identity in the comments sections of UK food blogs”. abstract full text

Matylda Włodarczyk Adam Mickiewicz University “Social identities in an institutional network: Colonial Office correspondence on the Cape Colony in the early nineteenth century”. abstract full text

Minna Palander-Collin & Ina Liukkonen University of Helsinki “Constructing the defendant role in the trial proceedings of the Old Bailey: Guilty or not guilty”. abstract full text

Isabel Ermida University of Minho “‘Get the snip – and a job!’ Disagreement, impoliteness and conflicting identities on the Internet”. abstract full text