By Katie Wales
Reviews of the 1st edition:
'...a paintings of excessive seriousness...manna from rhetorical heaven for college kids and researchers with loads of tough graft prior to them... '(English Today)
'...an awesome single-author reference work... '(English)
'...Not in basic terms is that this quantity indispensible for someone, scholars or lecturers, operating in any box concerning stylistics, it truly is, like every the simplest dictionaries, an excellent read...' (Le Lingue del Mondo)
Over the earlier ten years there were remarkable advances in stylistics. those have given upward thrust to new phrases and to revised taking into account strategies and re-definitions of phrases. A Dictionary of Stylistics, 2d version comprises over six hundred alphabeticlly indexed entries: absolutely revised because the first and moment versions, it comprises many new entries.
Drawing fabric from stylistics and quite a number similar disciplines similar to sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics and conventional rhetoric, the revised 3rd version offers a worthy reference paintings for college students and academics of stylistics, in addition to serious discourse research and literary feedback. while it offers a basic photograph of the character, insights and methodologies of stylistics. in addition to explaining terminology basically and concisely, this variation encompasses a topic index for extra ease of use.
With various quotations; reasons for lots of easy phrases from grammar and rhetoric; and a accomplished bibliography, this can be a exact reference paintings and instruction manual for stylistic and textual research. scholars and lecturers at secondary and tertiary degrees of English language and literature or English as a international 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