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Twentieth-century fiction : from text to context

Author: Peter Verdonk; Jean Jacques Weber
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1995.
Series: Interface (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By applying recent trends in literary and linguistic theory to a range of 20th Century fiction, the contributors make new theoretical insights accessible to student readers. An essential introduction  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Verdonk; Jean Jacques Weber
ISBN: 0415105897 9780415105897 0415105900 9780415105903
OCLC Number: 31434489
Description: xix, 269 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Peter Verdonk and Jean Jacques Weber --
1. Words, words, words : a pragmatic and socio-cognitive view of lexical repetition / Peter Verdonk --
2. How metaphor leads Susan Rawlings into suicide : a cognitive-linguistic analysis of Doris Lessing's 'To room nineteen' / Jean Jacques Weber --
3. Understanding controversial undercurrents in 'The ebony tower' by John Fowles / Mick Short --
4. Dialogue and power in E.M. Forster's 'Howards End' / R.A. Buck and Timothy R. Austin --
5. Narrative iconicity and repetition in oral and literary narratives / Susan Ehrlich --
6. Free indirect discourse in Doris Lessing's 'One off the short list' : a case of designed ambiguity / Helen Aristar Dry --
7. Language and perspective in Katherine Mansfield's 'Prelude' / David A. Lee --
8. Discourse style makes viewpoint : the example of Carver's narrator in 'Cathedral' / Michael Toolan --
9. Language, literature and film : the stylistics of Bernard MacLaverty's 'Cal' / Paul Simpson and Martin Montgomery --
10. Virginia Woolf's 'Old Mrs Grey' : issues of genre / Irene R. Fairley --
11. "World enough, and time" : deictic space and the interpretation of prose / Paul Werth --
12. Working with sexism : what can feminist text analysis do? / Sara Mills --
13. Strategy and contingency / David Birch.
Series Title: Interface (London, England)
Responsibility: edited by Peter Verdonk and Jean Jacques Weber.
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