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Linguistics and English literature : an introduction

Author: H D Adamson
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Series: Cambridge introductions to the English language.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Concise and engaging, this textbook introduces stylistics, the application of linguistics to literary analysis. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, Douglas H. Adamson discusses linguistics before addressing its application to literature, enabling students to become knowledgeable in both fields. Targeted specifically at undergraduate literature students, the book covers a wide range of topics in linguistics  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H D Adamson
ISBN: 9781107045408 1107045401 9781107623057 1107623057
OCLC Number: 1028168058
Description: xviii, 347 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: The sounds of English --
Metaphor and metonymy --
Syntax --
The rhythms of poetry and speech --
Varieties of English --
Morphology, semantics and pragmatics --
Discourse analysis --
Alternative texts.
Series Title: Cambridge introductions to the English language.
Responsibility: H. D. Adamson, University of Arizona.

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Introducing linguistic concepts and applying them to literary analysis, this undergraduate textbook enables English and literature students to become knowledgeable in both the fields of linguistics  Read more...

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