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Published: 01 March 2018

288 Pages

5.55 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9780748682775

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Contemporary Stylistics

Language, Cognition, Interpretation

Alison Gibbons and Sara Whiteley

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language Advanced

  • Introduces the key terms for each contemporary stylistic framework
  • Outlines the foundations of the discipline and addresses cutting-edge developments such as reader response research, corpus methods, multimodality and reader emotion
  • Contains practical analyses, innovative exercises for students, and further reading suggestions in each chapter
  • Addresses the recent attention to multimodal and digital literature and research into empiricism and emotion
  • Each topic is explored through original analyses of a wide range of texts, including poetry, prose, dialogue, song lyrics, political discourse, and linguistic transcripts

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