The Taming of the Text: Explorations in Language, Literature and Culture

1st Edition

Willie Van Peer

Routledge
Published January 9, 2018
Reference - 338 Pages
ISBN 9781138683389 - CAT# Y265908
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

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Summary

The contributors of this text, first published in 1988, provide a dynamic view of the social functioning of texts, taking account of linguistic, literary and cultural elements. They bring together innovative perspectives on literary analysis and theory, on pragmatics and discourse analysis, as well as on text linguistics and reception theory. Various text types are examined, and the editor introduces each chapter in order to draw them all together to make a fascinating and cohesive whole.

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