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Corp Author Poetics and Linguistics Association. Conference (26th : 2006 : University of Joensuu, Finland)
Title The state of stylistics : PALA 26 / edited by Greg Watson.
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2008.

Corp Author Poetics and Linguistics Association. Conference (26th : 2006 : University of Joensuu, Finland)
Series PALA, 1871-1197 ; 5.
PALA (Series) ; 5.
Subject Language and languages -- Style -- Congresses.
Alt Name Watson, Greg (Greg J.)
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 517 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-511) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Notes on Contributors; Preface; PART I THEORETICAL OUTLOOKS; '"Where are you going to my pretty maid?" "For detailed analysis", sir, she said.'; A Grammarian's Funeral: On Browning, Post-Structuralism, and the State of Stylistics; On Genuine Interdisciplinarity: Articulating Poetics as Theory; Trewe Love at Solentsea? Stylistics Vs. Narratology in Thomas Hardy; Who Is Afraid of Stylistics? Postgraduate Students' Responses to Stylistics; PART IICOGNITIVE STYLISTICS; Fusion Style: Towards a Poetics of the Grotesque Body
Donald Barthelme's Art of Storytelling: A Cognitive-Semiotic Textual Analysis of 'On the Deck, ' 'At the Tolstoy Museum' and 'The Baby'Evoking Interest, Evoking Meaning: The Literary Theme and the Cognitive Function of Stylistic Devices; 'Why Get Upset Over a Few Cases of Rhinoceritis?': Possible Worlds in the Theatre of the Absurd; PART III CORPUS STYLISTICS; A Multivariate Study of Style Differences in Poetry; e-Lears: a Corpus Approach to Shakespeare and Tate; Measuring Text Similarity Between the Two Editions of John Fowles's The Magus
'My Dearest Minnykins': Style, Gender and Affect in 19th Century English LettersPART IV PRAGMATICS AND DISCOURSE STYLISTICS; Functional Stylistics and Peripeteic Texts; You Can't Put Your Foot in the Same River Once: Relevance Stylistics and Rereading; Dialogue and Discourse Structure: A Speech Move Analysis of Sherman Alexie's Story 'What You Pawn I Will Redeem'; Stylistic Analysis of Discoursal Identity Formation in Biographic Interviews with Two Senior Teachers of English in Hungary; PART V STYLISTICS IN THE CLASSROOM
The Ellipsis of Haiku: The Effects of Poetic Ellipsis in the Framework of Relevance TheoryEmotion Tracking Pedagogy: Towards Better Teaching of the National Curriculum for English; Real People or Verbal Constructs: A Stylistic Analysis of Character in Fiction; Just for Laughs: The Construction of Nonverbal Humour; On the Phrase 'Even with a Weight of Pleasure' in The Prelude (Bk 2, 178); (Im)Politeness in Dramatic Dialogue: Understanding Face-Attack in Shakespeare's Othello; Mind-Style, Modality, and Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher'; Bibliography; Index
Summary The State of Stylistics contains a broad collection of papers that investigate how stylistics has evolved throughout the late 20th and early 21st centuries. In so doing, it considers how stylisticians currently perceive their own respective fields of enquiry. It also defines what stylistics is, and how we might use it in research and teaching."This book represents an excellent snapshot of the discipline of stylistics in all its range. As well as theoretical positioning by some key figures in the field, it covers the main dimensions of cognitive, computational and discoursal approaches to liter.
ISBN 9781435695320 (electronic bk.)
1435695321 (electronic bk.)
9042024283
9789042024281
OCLC # 302002308
Additional Format Print version: Poetics and Linguistics Association. Conference (26th : 2006 : University of Joensuu, Finland). State of stylistics. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2008 9042024283 9789042024281 (OCoLC)233026212.


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