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  • Styles of Discourse

    Edited by Nikolas Coupland

    First published in 1988, this book focuses on diversity and discourse, and collects contemporaneous research across a wide range of topics including: description, polemic, narrative analysis, DJ talk, philosophical history, conversation, children’s books and nuclear deterrence. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Language, Text and Context

    Essays in Stylistics

    Edited by Michael Toolan

    First published in 1992, this wide-ranging collection of essays focuses on the principle of contextualisation as it applies to the interpretation, description, theorising and reading of literary and non-literary texts. The collection aims to reveal the interdependencies between theory, analysis,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Metonymy and Language

    A New Theory of Linguistic Processing

    By Charles Denroche

    Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • The Routledge History of Literature in English

    Britain and Ireland, 3rd Edition

    By Ronald Carter, John McRae

    The Routledge History of Literature in English covers the main developments in the history of British and Irish literature, with accompanying language notes which explore the interrelationships between language and literature at each stage. With a span from AD 600 to the present day, it emphasises…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge

  • A Prosody of Free Verse

    Explorations in Rhythm

    By Richard Andrews

    There is to date no comprehensive account of the rhythms of free verse. The main purpose of A Prosody of Free Verse: explorations in rhythm is to fill that gap and begin to provide a systematic approach to describing and analyzing free verse rhythms. Most studies have declared the attempt to write…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Essays in Modern Stylistics

    Edited by Donald Freeman

    Essays in Modern Stylistics, first published in 1981, is a collection of essays in the application of modern linguistic theory to the study of literature. The essays reflect the development in stylistics away from programmic statements towards analysis of particular literary works and effects. This…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

  • Analyzing Digital Fiction

    Edited by Alice Bell, Astrid Ensslin, Hans Rustad

    Written for and read on a computer screen, digital fiction pursues its verbal, discursive and conceptual complexity through the digital medium. It is fiction whose structure, form and meaning are dictated by the digital context in which it is produced and requires analytical approaches that are…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Digital Literary Studies

    Corpus Approaches to Poetry, Prose, and Drama

    By David L. Hoover, Jonathan Culpeper, Kieran O'Halloran

    Digital Literary Studies presents a broad and varied picture of the promise and potential of methods and approaches that are crucially dependent upon the digital nature of the literary texts it studies and the texts and collections of texts with which they are compared. It focuses on style, diction…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Making Sense of Narrative Text

    Situation, Repetition, and Picturing in the Reading of Short Stories

    By Michael Toolan

    This book takes the following question as its starting point: What are some of the crucial things the reader must do in order to make sense of a literary narrative? The book is a study of the texture of narrative fiction, using stylistics, corpus linguistic principles (especially Hoey’s work on…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • I. A. Richards (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life and Work

    By John Paul Russo

    A pioneering critic, educator, and poet, I. A. Richards (1893-1979) helped the English-speaking world decide not only what to read but how to read it. Acknowledged "father" of New Criticism, he produced the most systematic body of critical writing in the English language since Coleridge. His method…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction

    Covert Progressions Behind Overt Plots

    By Dan Shen

    In many fictional narratives, the progression of the plot exists in tension with a very different and powerful dynamic that runs, at a hidden and deeper level, throughout the text. In this volume, Dan Shen systematically investigates how stylistic analysis is indispensable for uncovering this…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Rhetorics of Names and Naming

    Edited by Star Medzerian Vanguri

    This volume takes up rhetorical approaches to our primarily linguistic understanding of how names work, considering how theories of materiality in rhetoric enrich conceptions of the name as word or symbol and help explain the processes of name bestowal, accumulation, loss, and theft. Contributors…

    Hardback – 2016-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

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