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Stylistics by Peter Verdonk
Book DescriptionThis book deals with the study of style in language, how styles can be recognized, and their features. It examines how style is used in literary and non-literary texts, and how familiarity with style is a matter of socialization. The author also discusses the relationship between text and discourse, the production and reception of meaning as a dynamic contextualized interaction, the question of perspective and the variable representation of reality, and how stylistics can complement literary criticism. The final chapter deals with social reading and ideological positioning, including some thoughts on feminist stylistics and critical discourse analysis.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780194372404
(200mm x 130mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Verdonk
Exploring the Language of Drama, Paperback (May 1998)
This edited collection introduces students to the stylistic analysis of drama. Written in an engaging and accessible style, the contributors employ a variety of of language analysis techniques.
Twentieth-Century Poetry, Paperback (September 1993)» View all books by Peter Verdonk
This textbook, based on extensive teaching experience, aims to make new insights from linguistic and literary scholarship accessible to students in their daily practice of reading, analyzing and evaluating literary texts.
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