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Reviews of the first edition: ' Not only is this volume indispensible for anyone, students or academics, working in any field related to stylistics, it is, like all the best dictionaries, a very good read These have given rise to new terms and to revised thinking of concepts and re-definitions of terms. A Dictionary of Stylistics, 2nd Edition contains over alphabeticlly listed entries: fully revised since the first and second editions, it contains many new entries.
Drawing material from stylistics and a range of related disciplines such as sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics and traditional rhetoric, the revised Third Edition provides a valuable reference work for students and teachers of stylistics, as well as critical discourse analysis and literary criticism. At the same time it provides a general picture of the nature, insights and methodologies of stylistics.
As well as explaining terminology clearly and concisely, this edition contains a subject index for further ease of use. With numerous quotations; explanations for many basic terms from grammar and rhetoric; and a comprehensive bibliography, this is a unique reference work and handbook for stylistic and textual analysis. Students and teachers at secondary and tertiary levels of English language and literature or English as a foreign or second language, and of linguistics, will find it an invaluable source of information.
A Dictionary of Stylistics. Katie Wales. References and further reading. Eliot tense term textual theme thought tion traditional utterance verb verse voice words. Subject index. Author index. A Dictionary of Stylistics Longman linguistics.
A Dictionary of Stylistics:Second Edition
I spent my last birthday at Nottingham, where I attended an international symposium on stylistics, a good chance to learn more about this field and meet its main proponents in person. Nottingham is special to me, as I had spent a few years at the University before moving on to Exeter, developing applied linguistics as an academic subject and co-compiling a dictionary of linguistics, Hartmann and Stork Katie Wales, the author of the Dictionary of Stylistics , is both well-known as a Nottingham-based linguist and well-qualified to undertake such a difficult task. After training in a number of relevant specialisms, she spent much of her academic career building bridges in this interdisciplinary territory e. Wales , Wales The Dictionary of Stylistics is one of those relatively rare reference books which attempt to Most users should sign in with their email address.
A Dictionary of Stylistics
Stylistics is the study of styles of writing in texts from literary style to the style of a lawyer in giving evidence. The first edition of A Dictionary of Stylistics was published in and covers the core terms in stylistics and related disciplines of discourse analysis, literary theory and criticism, and text linguistics. Stylistics has continued to develop since the first edition was published, with new theories and approaches being absorbed from pragmatics; discourse analysis; relevance theory and cognitive linguistics, which are taken into account in this new edition. Katie Wales has rigorously updated the book, included many additional new terms to cover the new areas and has added an additional reading section. Area of growing importance - the National Curriculum now lays greater stress on the study of English Language in relation to English Literature Fully comprehensive, covering core terms and all related new theories and approaches e.
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A Dictionary of Stylistics draws material from stylistics and a range of related disciplines such as sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics and traditional rhetoric, the fully revised Dictionary of Stylistics provides a valuable reference work for students and teachers of stylistics, as well as critical discourse analysis and literary criticism. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.