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English Literary Stylistics

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 224
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Perspectives on the English Language

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15 December 2008

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This refreshingly straightforward and accessible textbook introduces students who might not have a linguistic background, to the study of literary texts. Gregoriou takes an innovative, genre-based approach, providing...

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This refreshingly straightforward and accessible textbook introduces students who might not have a linguistic background, to the study of literary texts. Gregoriou takes an innovative, genre-based approach, providing students with the analytical skills and theoretical approaches they need to interpret the language of literature.

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The 10-part structure and?design of this book?make?it ideal for accompanying a 10 week?Stylistics undergraduate module
Provides worked examples on the stylistics of each genre, enabling students to engage with practical stylistic analyses

Series Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: An 'overview' of Literary Stylistics
Naming Poetic Parts
Poetic Figures, Foregrounding and Metaphor
Stylistics of Poetry Practice
Narrators, Viewpoint, Speech and Thought
Narrative Worlds, Schemata and Frames
Stylistics of Prose Practice
Structure and Characterisation in Drama
The Pragmatics of Drama
Stylistics of Drama Practice
Concluding
Remarks
Bibliography.

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CHRISTIANA GREGORIOU is Lecturer in the School of English at the University of Leeds, UK.  She teaches on the language and literature interface, in stylistics and cognitive poetics, and is the author of Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction.

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CHRISTIANA GREGORIOU is Lecturer in the School of English at the University of Leeds, UK.  She teaches on the language and literature interface, in stylistics and cognitive poetics, and is the author of Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction.

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