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  • 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

  • Picturing

    Description and Illusion in the Nineteenth Century Novel

    By Michael Irwin

    First published in 1979. Most of the great nineteenth century novelists strove to render in words the people and places that they invented and most readers of fiction picture in their imagination these characters and scenes. This book investigates both types of ‘picturing’, exploring the principles…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • 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 – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • 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

  • Shelley's Style

    By William Keach

    First published 1984. In a provocative study, this book argues that the problems posed by Shelley’s notoriously difficult style must be understood in relation to his ambivalence towards language itself as an artistic medium — the tension between the potential of language to mirror emotional…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    RLE: Percy Shelley

  • The Structure of Modernist Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Theo Hermans

    First published in 1982, this book provides a descriptive and comparative study of some of the fundamental structural aspects of modernist poetic writing in English, French and German in the first decades of the twentieth century. The work concerns itself primarily with basic structural elements…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Images of Crisis (Routledge Revivals)

    Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present

    By George P. Landow

    First published in 1982, Images of Crisis explores the premise that literature and art exploit various images to present culturally prevalent ideas, and thus create their own form of iconology. George Landow shows how the tumultuous history of the past two hundred years has resulted in a plethora…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Conversation to Oral Tradition

    A Simplest Systematics for Oral Traditions

    By Raymond F Person

    This book argues that many of the most prominent features of oral epic poetry in a number of traditions can best be understood as adaptations or stylizations of conversational language use, and advances the claim that if we can understand how conversation is structured, it will aid our…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Harold Bloom (Routledge Revivals)

    Towards Historical Rhetorics

    By Peter De Bolla

    Since the 1960s, the literary critic Harold Bloom has been producing some of the most powerful criticism in the United States. This large body of work has, since the publication of The Anxiety of Influence in 1973, increasingly distanced itself from all critical vogues, be they psychoanalytic,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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