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stylistics of fiction

a literary-linguistic approach

by Michael J. Toolan

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.,
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Literary style.,
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Language.,
  • Stylistics.,
  • Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael J. Toolan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3511.A86 G639 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 339 p. ;
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2191664M
    ISBN 100415031680
    LC Control Number89010396

    Contemporary Stylistics presents a comprehensive survey of the current state of the integrated study of language and literature. Written by internationally renowned researchers in stylistics, this volume of twenty chapters provides a showcase for the range of approaches and practices which form modern stylistics: from cognitive poetics to corpus linguistics, from explorations of mind-style and. 7 Exploring point of view in narrative fiction. 8 A workshop on speech and thought presentation. 9 Exploring dialogue. 10 Cognitive stylistics at work. 11 Exploring metaphors in different kinds of texts. 12 Using corpora in stylistic analysis. D- Extension: readings in stylistics. 1 Stylistics and the teaching of literature (Henry Widdowson).

      emerging and future trends including the stylistics of multimodality, creative writing, hypertext fiction and neuroscience Each of the thirty-two chapters provides: an introduction to the subject; an overview of the history of the topic; an analysis of the main current and critical issues; a section with recommendations for practice, and a Cited by: is a platform for academics to share research papers.

    Awarded the PALA Prize as the most influential book in stylistics published since , Style in Fiction remains a classic guide to its discipline. Professor Geoffrey Leech is Emeritus Professor of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University. He has written, co-authored or co-edited over 25 books,File Size: 2MB.   Introduction: The State of Contemporary Stylistics, Marina Lambrou (University of East London, UK) and Peter Stockwell (University of Nottingham, UK) I: Stylistics of Prose 1.W oolf's Experiments with Consciousness in Fiction, Violeta Sotirova (University of Nottingham, UK) Introduced by Lesley Jeffries (University of Huddersfield, UK) 2.


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Leech, The Sense of an Ending by Julia. This book will be of interest for both its theoretical contributions in the areas of corpus linguistics and literary stylistics, as well as for its detailed descriptions of Dickens's style.” – Douglas Biber, Northern Arizona University, USACited by: The Stylistics of Fiction: A Literary-linguistic Approach - Michael J.

Toolan - Google Books. By means of a detailed examination of the text of William Faulkner's novel Go down, Moses, Toolan (English, U. of Washington) considers whether style is a linguistic topic, part of the linguistic description of a text, or chiefly a topic in the literary criticism and appreciation of a text, and hence largely subjective.

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Combining quantitative findings with qualitative analyses, the book takes a fresh view on Dickens's techniques of characterisation, the literary presentation of body language and speech in fiction. The approach brings together corpus linguistics, literary stylistics and Dickens criticism.

This book advocates for a new analytical framework that extends our understanding of multimodal meaning-making in the novel.

Integrating theoretical traditions from stylistics and the influential social semiotic approach to multimodal communication developed by Kress and van Leeuwen, Nørgaard applies this method of analysis in order to build on existing stylistic practices that look at Author: Nina Nørgaard.

(PDF) Style in Fiction Stylistics is the study of language in the service of literary ends, and in Style in Fiction | tung beng lung - is a platform for academics to share research.

Stylistics is a branch of applied linguistics concerned with the study of style in texts, especially, but not exclusively, in literary works.

Also called literary linguistics, stylistics focuses on the figures, tropes, and other rhetorical devices used to provide variety and Author: Richard Nordquist. The first book to be considered here is unique (so far) in the Bookmark series in that it is a dictionary: A Dictionary of Stylistics, in fact, written by Katie Wales and published in Where better to go for a definition of our subject-matter.

Wales makes many crucial points. Stylistics is the study of textual meaning. Historically, it arose from the lateth- and earlyth-century Russian formalist approach to literary meaning, which endeavored to identify the textual triggers of certain literary effects from their structures.

Stylistics, then, is a sub-discipline which grew up in the second half of the twentieth century: It’s beginnings in Anglo-American criticism are usually traced back to the publication of the books listed below: Fowler, Roger, Essays on Style in Size: KB.

Montoro's stylistics includes a cognitive slant that highlights futher readerly aspects of the texts. The approach illuminates how the genre works, and how it is set apart from others. In this respect, the stylistics of chick lit is understood in its context of production and : Rocío Montoro.

Literary stylistics Implicature. In ' Poetic Effects ' from Literary Pragmatics, the linguist Adrian Pilkington analyses the idea of ' Tense. Widdowson points out that in Samuel Taylor Coleridge 's poem " The Rime of the Ancient Mariner " (), the The point of poetry.

Widdowson notices that. Montoro's stylistics includes a cognitive slant that highlights futher readerly aspects of the approach illuminates how the genre works, and how it is set apart from others.

In this respect, the stylistics of chick lit is understood in its contect of production and reception. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Through a detailed analysis of one text, Toolan considers whether style is a linguistic topic or a topic.

Combining quantitative findings with qualitative analyses, the book takes a fresh view on Dickens’s techniques of characterisation, the literary presentation of body language and speech in fiction.

The approach brings together corpus linguistics, literary stylistics and Dickens criticism. Combining quantitative findings with qualitative analyses, the book takes a fresh view on Dickens’s techniques of characterisation, the literary presentation of body language and speech in fiction.

The approach brings together corpus linguistics, literary stylistics and Dickens by: This book is an introduction to stylistics that locates it firmly within the traditions of linguistics. Organised to reflect the historical development of stylistics from its origins in Russian formalism, the book covers key principles such as foregrounding theory, as well as more recent developments in cognitive stylistics.5/5(4).

The present introduction to English stylistics is primarily intended to serve as a handbook for advanced students of English philology in the Estonian SSR.

The authors hope that this book will give our stu­ dents of English a greater awareness of the wide range of English usage File Size: 4MB.of Nottingham, UK, where his interests include sociolinguistics, stylistics and cognitive poetics. His recent publications include Cognitive Poetics: An Introduction (Routledge ), The Poetics of Science Fiction, Investigating English Language(with Howard Jackson), and Contextualized Stylistics(edited with Tony Bex and Michael Burke).The stylistics of fiction: a literary-linguistic approach.

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