Narrative: A Critical Linguistic Introduction
Language Through Literature: An Introduction
Twentieth-Century Fiction: From Text to Context
Twentieth-Century Poetry: From Text to Context
A Linguistic History of English Poetry
Language, Ideology and Point of View
Michael J Toolan
July 26, 2001
Narrative explores a range of written, spoken, literary and non-literary narratives. It shows what systematic attention to language can reveal about the narratives themselves, their tellers, and those to whom they are addressed. Topics examined include plot structure, time manipulations, point of...
Jonathan Culpeper, Mick Short, Peter Verdonk
May 28, 1998
Exploring the Language of Drama introduces students to the stylistic analysis of drama. Written in an engaging and accessible style, the contributors use techniques of language analysis, particularly from discourse analysis, cognitive linguistics and pragmatics, to explore the language of plays.The...
Joanna Thornborrow, Shân Wareing
March 05, 1998
Patterns in Language addresses the real needs of students in modular systems who may not have a background either in traditional literature or in linguistic theory.This student-friendly textbook uses the principles of linguistic analysis to investigate the aesthetic use of language in literary (and...
December 05, 1996
September 12, 1996
In this activity-based text, Rebecca Hughes invites the reader to examine the differences between spoken and written English.Instead of presenting a bewildering array of 'facts' about variety in English, she encourages the reader to actively investigate the differences between these two modes of...
September 05, 1996
Combining insight from a variety of linguistic perspectives including Hallidayan functional linguistics and relevance theory, Tony Bex demonstrates how written texts operate within society to convey meaning. This book:- * looks at a wide variety of written genres - advertisments, letters, poetry...
Peter Verdonk, Jean Jacques Weber
September 28, 1995
By applying recent trends in literary and language theory to a range of 20th Century fiction, the contributors to this text make new theoretical insights available to student readers. The analytical and interpretive strategies examined in this book are not intended to be prescriptive, rather they...
November 17, 1994
First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
September 23, 1993
This textbook provides a thought-provoking introduction to the practice of literary stylistics. It is based on extensive teaching experience, and makes new insights from linguistic and literary scholarship accessible to students in their daily practice of reading, analysing and evaluating literary...
August 26, 1993
This introductory book takes the reader through literary history from the Renaissance to Postmodernism, and considers individual texts as paradigms which can both reflect and unsettle their broader linguistic and cultural contexts. Richard Bradford provides detailed readings of individual texts...
May 27, 1993
This systematic introduction to the concept of point of view in language explores the ways in which point of view intersects with and is shaped by ideology. It specifically focuses on the way in which speakers and writers linguistically encode their beliefs, interests and biases in a wide range of...