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 difficult graft sooner than them... '(English Today)
'...an remarkable single-author reference work... '(English)
'...Not merely is that this quantity indispensible for an individual, scholars or lecturers, operating in any box regarding stylistics, it truly is, like any the easiest dictionaries, a great read...' (Le Lingue del Mondo)
Over the previous ten years there were extraordinary advances in stylistics. those have given upward push to new phrases and to revised deliberating recommendations and re-definitions of phrases. A Dictionary of Stylistics, second variation includes over six hundred alphabeticlly indexed entries: absolutely revised because the first and moment variations, it includes many new entries.
Drawing fabric from stylistics and quite a number similar disciplines equivalent to sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics and conventional rhetoric, the revised 3rd variation presents a necessary reference paintings for college students and academics of stylistics, in addition to serious discourse research and literary feedback. while it presents a normal photo of the character, insights and methodologies of stylistics. in addition to explaining terminology sincerely and concisely, this variation incorporates a topic index for extra ease of use.
With various quotations; factors for lots of easy phrases from grammar and rhetoric; and a entire bibliography, this can be a precise reference paintings and guide for stylistic and textual research. scholars and academics at secondary and tertiary degrees of English language and literature or English as a overseas or moment language, and of linguistics, will locate it a useful resource of information.
Katie Wales is Professor of recent English Language, college of Leeds and Dean of studying and instructing within the college of Arts.
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