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Published by Edinburgh University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Literary theory,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • General,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics,
  • Linguistics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7964243M
ISBN 100748620419
ISBN 109780748620418

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  Pragmatic Literary Stylistics (Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition) th Edition, Kindle Edition by S. Chapman (Editor), B. Clark (Editor) Format: Kindle EditionManufacturer: Palgrave Macmillan. Pragmatic stylistics. This textbook series provides advanced introductions to the main areas of study in contemporary Applied Linguistics, with a principal focus on the theory and practice of. Introduces a range of pragmatic theories and approaches that can be applied to literary texts. This book looks at the usefulness of pragmatic theories to the interpretation of literary texts and. Pragmatic Stylistics will be of interest to those studying or teaching stylistics and literature within Applied Linguistics and related courses. Its generous range of topics and literary examples would also, I think, appeal to students of English literature with an interest in linguistic theory.

In considering the ways in which current theories of language in use and communicative processes are applied to the analysis, interpretation and definition of literary texts, this book sets an agenda for the future of pragmatic literary stylistics and provides a foundation for future research and debate. Table of contents (11 chapters). Pragmatic Literary Stylistics Siobhan Chapman, Billy Clark (eds.). Pedagogical stylistics is a field that looks at employing stylistic analysis in teaching, with the aim of enabling students to better understand literature, language and also improving their language acquisition. It is also concerned with the best practice in teaching stylistics. "Pragmatic Literary Stylistics considers the ways in which current theories of language in use and communicative processes are applied to the analysis, interpretation and definition of literary texts. The contributors draw on a wide range of contemporary pragmatic theories, including relevance.

  sub-branches; linguistic stylistics, formal stylistics, feminist stylistics, functional stylistics, critical stylistics, pragmatic stylistics and cognitive stylistics (Wales, , p.4). In effect, pragmatic-stylistics is a branch of stylistics which emerged in the s but came to be a focal. Elizabeth Black Looks at the usefulness of pragmatic theories in the interpretation of literary texts and analyzing narrative. Excerpt This book tries to show that Applied Linguistics can make a contribution to the study of literature. Introduction In considering the ways in which current theories of language in use and communicative processes are applied to the analysis, interpretation and definition of literary texts, this book sets an agenda for the future of pragmatic literary stylistics and provides a . Pragmatic Stylistics (Elizabeth Black).