By Katie Wales
Reviews of the 1st edition:
'...a paintings of excessive seriousness...manna from rhetorical heaven for college students and researchers with loads of not easy graft sooner than them... '(English Today)
'...an remarkable single-author reference work... '(English)
'...Not merely is that this quantity indispensible for a person, scholars or lecturers, operating in any box relating to stylistics, it's, like every the easiest dictionaries, an outstanding read...' (Le Lingue del Mondo)
Over the earlier ten years there were notable advances in stylistics. those have given upward push to new phrases and to revised deliberating options and re-definitions of phrases. A Dictionary of Stylistics, 2d variation comprises over six hundred alphabeticlly indexed entries: totally revised because the first and moment versions, it comprises many new entries.
Drawing fabric from stylistics and a number similar disciplines equivalent to sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics and standard rhetoric, the revised 3rd variation presents a helpful reference paintings for college kids and lecturers of stylistics, in addition to severe discourse research and literary feedback. whilst it offers a basic photo of the character, insights and methodologies of stylistics. in addition to explaining terminology basically and concisely, this variation includes a topic index for extra ease of use.
With a variety of quotations; factors for lots of easy phrases from grammar and rhetoric; and a entire bibliography, it is a specific reference paintings and guide for stylistic and textual research. scholars and academics at secondary and tertiary degrees of English language and literature or English as a overseas or moment language, and of linguistics, will locate it a useful resource of information.
Katie Wales is Professor of contemporary English Language, college of Leeds and Dean of studying and instructing within the college of Arts.
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A Dictionary of Stylistics (Longman Linguistics) by Katie Wales