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The stylistics of landscapes, the landscapes of stylistics

Author: John Douthwaite; Daniela Francesca Virdis; Elisabetta Zurru
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2017] ©2017
Series: Linguistic approaches to literature, v. 28.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stylistics of landscapes, the landscapes of stylistics.
Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2017]
(OCoLC)1001779788
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Douthwaite; Daniela Francesca Virdis; Elisabetta Zurru
ISBN: 9789027264602 9027264600
OCLC Number: 1012846711
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 238 pages).
Contents: Intro --
The Stylistics of Landscapes, the Landscapes of Stylistics --
Editorial page --
Title page --
LCC data --
Table of contents --
Acknowledgements --
Chapter 1. Introduction --
1. Themes, tools and interconnections --
2. Structure of the book --
References --
Chapter 2. The role of analogy in Charles Dickens' Pictures from Italy --
1. Introduction --
2. The role of analogy --
3. Further implications --
References --
Chapter 3. Listing and impressionism in Charles Dickens's description of Genoa in Pictures from Italy --
1. Introduction --
2. The extent of list constructions in the description of Genoa --
3. What do list constructions 'mean'? --
4. Lists in Dickens's description of Genoa --
4.1 The first list --
4.2 The second list --
4.3 The third list --
4.4 The longest list --
and a little bit more --
5. Concluding remarks --
Acknowledgements --
References --
Chapter 4. Immersed in imagined landscapes: Contextual frames and metalepsis in representing virtual travel in Elspeth Davie's "A map of the world" --
1. Introduction --
2. Elspeth Davie's "A map of the world" --
3. Theoretical background --
3.1 Transportation, immersion and embodiment --
3.2 Metalepsis --
3.3 Contextual frames --
3.4 The direction of deictic transfer --
3.5 Granularity --
4. Analysis of Elspeth Davie's "A map of the world" --
4.1 Background to the story: Overall contextual structure --
4.2 Border crossing and imagined worlds --
5. Conclusion --
References --
Chapter 5. The blind tour: Spatial abstraction in experimental fiction --
1. Narrative space, final frontiers --
2. The blind tour and the mental representation of locations --
3. An experiment in the textualisation of space --
3.1 Thematisation and description --
3.2 Monitoring contextual configurations --
4. Conclusion --
Acknowledgements --
References. Chapter 6. "How Others See ... ": Landscape and identity in a translated poem by Radnóti --
1. Introduction --
2. The pattern of focalisation --
3. Above and below, far and near, now and over time --
4. Magic --
5. Identity and guilt --
6. Reception --
7. Conclusion --
References --
Chapter 7. The poems of Edward Thomas: A case study in ecostylistics --
1. Introduction --
2. The agentive power of natural participants --
3. Activation of Tokens/Existents and personification --
4. Co-ordination and apposition of human and natural objects --
5. Simile and literalisation --
5.1 Summary --
6. Symbolism and symbolisation: Hough, Hasan --
7. Significance of literalisation in Thomas: Poetic technique and personality --
8. Some varieties of literalisation and symbolism: Poems on water, weather, trees, and paths --
9. Birdsong and language --
10. Inexplicitness, vagueness and negativity --
11. Summary --
References --
Chapter 8. Landscape as a dominant hero in "Bezhin Meadow" by I.S. Turgenev --
1. Introduction --
2. A glorious July day --
3. From sunset to night, roaming in twilight --
4. The mystery of night --
4.1 Night on the earth: Firelight vs. darkness, people vs. demons --
4.2 Night in the heaven: Cosmic skyscape --
5. The new day --
References --
Chapter 9. A social landscape: Form and style in an Edith Wharton short story --
1. Background to Edith Wharton and "The day of the funeral" --
2. Objectives and method --
3. The opening two paragraphs --
3a. The first paragraph --
3b. The second paragraph --
4. Confirmation --
5. Conclusion --
Acknowledgements --
References --
Chapter 10. The agency of The Hungry Tide: An ecostylistic analysis --
1. Introduction: Background and aims --
2. Theoretical and methodological framework --
3. The Hungry Tide as a case study in ecostylistics --
4. The Hungry Tide: Ecostylistic analysis. 4.1 Overview of THT: Contextualisation --
4.2 Ecostylistic analysis --
5. Conclusions --
References --
Appendix A --
Appendix B --
Text 1 --
Text 2 --
Text 3 --
Name index --
Subject index.
Series Title: Linguistic approaches to literature, v. 28.
Responsibility: edited by John Douthwaite, Daniela Francesca Virdis, Elisabetta Zurru.

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