O’Leary, N. and Moreton, E. (2017) The migrant letter digitised: visualising metadata. Journal of Cultural Analytics. DOI: 10.22148/16.013.


Moreton, E. (2016) "I never could forget my darling mother": The language of recollection in a corpus of female Irish emigrant correspondence. History of the Family, Special Issue: Migrant Letters, 21(3), pp. 315-336. Available from: DOI: 10.1080/1081602X.2016.1155469.

Moreton, E. (2016) Letters from America: Themes and Methods in the Study of Irish Emigrant Correspondence. In: C-M. Bernier, J. Newman and M. Pethers, eds., A Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Letters and Letter-Writing. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 198-215.

Amador-Moreno, C., Corrigan, K. P., McCafferty, K., Moreton, E. and Waters, C. (2016) Irish Migration Databases as Impact Tools in the Education and Heritage Sectors. In: K. Corrigan and A. Mearnes, eds., Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora – Volume 3: Databases for Public Engagement. London: Palgrave, pp. 25-67.


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(1), pp. 277-303. 


Moreton, E., O’Leary, N. and O’Sullivan, P. (2014) Visualising the emigrant letter. Revue Européene des Migrations Internationales, Special Issue: Traces of Dispersion, 30(3 & 4), pp. 49-69. Available from:


Alsop, S., Moreton, E., and Nesi, H. (2013) The uses of storytelling in university engineering lectures. ESP Across Cultures, 10, pp. 8-19.

Moreton, E. (2013) [Book Review] Language and Style: In Honour of Mick Short, Dan McIntyre and Beatrix Busse (eds.). Reviewed in Language and Literature, 22(1), pp. 95-98.


Moreton, E. (2012) Profiling the Female Emigrant: A Method of Linguistic Inquiry for Examining Correspondence Collections. Journal of Gender and History, 24(3), pp. 617-646.

Moreton, E. (2012) Profiling the Female Emigrant: A Method of Linguistic Inquiry for Examining Correspondence Collections. In: D. R. Gabaccia and M. J. Maynes, eds., Gender and History Across Epistemologies. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 97-126.

Nesi, H. and Moreton, E. (2012) EFL/ESL writers and the use of shell nouns. In: R. Tang, ed., Academic Writing in Second or Foreign Language: Issues and challenges facing ESL/EFL academic writers in higher education contexts. London: Continuum, pp. 126-145.


Moreton, E. (2009) Restoring the History of the Subaltern: A corpus-informed study of 'The History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave'. Birmingham Journal of Language and Literature, 1(2), pp. 31-41. Available from:[pp31-pp41]_ARTICLE_4.pdf.


Moreton, E. (2007) A corpus-informed study of the narrative of Mary Prince. Proceedings from the PALA (Poetics and Linguistics Association) Annual Conference, Kansai Gaidai University, July 31 – 4 August 2007. Available from:

Moreton, E. (2009) [Book Review] The Body in Flannery O’Connor’s Fiction, by Donald E. Hardy. Reviewed in Language and Literature, 18(4), pp. 396-399.