The Structure of Modern English
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Discovering Language by Lesley Jeffries
Book Description"Discover Language" provides students with the basic descriptive knowledge they are required to master before moving on to more advanced study. Organized under thematic headings, which are thoroughly cross-referenced, the book enables students and teachers to use it either as a course text or to help with individual aspects of language. Each section includes an introduction, worked examples, 'in context' sections relating the topic to real text examples, suggestions for further reading and analysis and a summary.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403912626
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 14-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Lesley Jeffries
Teaching Stylistics, Paperback (June 2011)
Understanding language and its capacity to create literary effects is vital for any student of English. Stylistics, the linguistic study of literary texts, has a key role to play in literary criticism. This book covers the theory and practice of teaching stylistics, focusing on the value of objectivity, rigour and replicability in text analysis.
Stylistics, Paperback (September 2010)
An introduction to the study of style in language, offering practical advice on how to stylistically analyse texts.
Critical Stylistics, Hardback (December 2009)» View all books by Lesley Jeffries
How does language affect us? Critical Discourse Analysis provides a general theory of the impact that texts can have on readers. Stylistics provides detailed tools of analysis for understanding how texts work. This book combines these strengths to uncover the deep-seated ideologies of everyday texts.
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Author Biography - Lesley Jeffries
LESLEY JEFFRIES is Principal Lecturer in English at Huddersfield University, UK. She is author of Meaning in English and The Language of Twentieth Century Poetry, and series editor for Perspectives on the English Language.
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