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Narrative: A Critical Linguistic Introduction

Narrative: A Critical Linguistic Introduction

2nd Edition

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...

Exploring the Language of Drama: From Text to Context

Exploring the Language of Drama: From Text to Context

1st Edition

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...

Patterns in Language: Stylistics for Students of Language and Literature

Patterns in Language: Stylistics for Students of Language and Literature

1st Edition

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...

Language Through Literature: An Introduction

Language Through Literature: An Introduction

1st Edition

Paul Simpson
December 05, 1996

English in Speech and Writing: Investigating Language and Literature

English in Speech and Writing: Investigating Language and Literature

1st Edition

Rebecca Hughes
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...

Variety in Written English: Texts in Society/Societies in Text

Variety in Written English: Texts in Society/Societies in Text

1st Edition

Tony Bex
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...

Twentieth-Century Fiction: From Text to Context

Twentieth-Century Fiction: From Text to Context

1st Edition

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...

Feminist Stylistics

Feminist Stylistics

1st Edition

Sara Mills
June 22, 1995

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Textual Intervention: Critical and Creative Strategies for Literary Studies

Textual Intervention: Critical and Creative Strategies for Literary Studies

1st Edition

Rob Pope
November 17, 1994

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Twentieth-Century Poetry: From Text to Context

Twentieth-Century Poetry: From Text to Context

1st Edition

Peter Verdonk
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...

A Linguistic History of English Poetry

A Linguistic History of English Poetry

1st Edition

Richard Bradford
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...

Language, Ideology and Point of View

Language, Ideology and Point of View

1st Edition

Paul Simpson
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...

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