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9781847065124 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 7, 2010, cover price $150.00

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9781472528384 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 25, 2014), cover price $25.95
9781441101624 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 5, 2012, cover price $39.95

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9781441125019 | Gardners Books, October 17, 2013, cover price $41.10

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Product Description: Understanding language and its capacity to create literary effects is vital for any student of English. Stylistics, the linguistic study of literary texts, has a key role to play in literary criticism. This book covers the theory and practice of teaching stylistics, focusing on the value of objectivity, rigour and replicability in text analysis...read more
By Dan McIntyre (editor)

Hardcover:

9780230235878 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, July 15, 2011), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Understanding language and its capacity to create literary effects is vital for any student of English.

Paperback:

9780230235885 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 15, 2011, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Understanding language and its capacity to create literary effects is vital for any student of English.

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Product Description: Stylistics is the linguistic study of style in language. It aims to account for how texts project meaning, how readers construct meaning and why readers respond to texts in the way that they do. This book is an introduction to stylistics that locates it firmly within the traditions of linguistics...read more

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9780521405645 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 15, 2010, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Stylistics is the linguistic study of style in language.

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9780521728690 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 8, 2010, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Stylistics is the linguistic study of style in language.

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Product Description: We tend to think that politicians, copywriters and journalists can affect us by their use of language, but how does this happen, exactly? Critical Discourse Analysis provides us with general theories for explaining the impact texts can have, considering the social and political contexts in which texts are produced and read...read more

Hardcover:

9780333964484 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 15, 2010, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: We tend to think that politicians, copywriters and journalists can affect us by their use of language, but how does this happen, exactly?

Paperback:

9780333964491 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 15, 2010, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: We tend to think that politicians, copywriters and journalists can affect us by their use of language, but how does this happen, exactly?

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Product Description: This refreshingly straightforward and accessible textbook introduces students who might not have a linguistic background, to the study of literary texts. Gregoriou takes an innovative, genre-based approach, providing students with the analytical skills and theoretical approaches they need to interpret the language of literature...read more

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9780230525436 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 25, 2008, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This refreshingly straightforward and accessible textbook introduces students who might not have a linguistic background, to the study of literary texts.

Paperback:

9780230525412 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 25, 2008, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This refreshingly straightforward and accessible textbook introduces students who might not have a linguistic background, to the study of literary texts.

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Product Description: This volume of articles comprises papers from the 25th annual conference of the Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA), which was held at the University of Huddersfield, England, in July 2005. The theme of the conference was 'Stylistics and Social Cognition', and as usual at a PALA conference, this theme was interpreted very widely by the participants, as the reader of this book will no doubt conclude...read more
By Derek Bousfield (editor), Lesley Jeffries (editor) and Dan McIntyre (editor)

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9789042023123 | Rodopi Bv Editions, November 30, 2007, cover price $96.00 | About this edition: This volume of articles comprises papers from the 25th annual conference of the Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA), which was held at the University of Huddersfield, England, in July 2005.

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Product Description: This volume takes a critical discourse approach to the ways in which texts from women's magazines contribute to the social construction of particular kinds of female body - as ideal, beautiful, ugly, overweight or engineered. By looking at a wide range of texts and studying the language used to describe female forms, Lesley Jeffries provides an insight into the experience of the female reader of such texts, and the likely impact upon her own self-image...read more

Hardcover:

9780333914519 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 13, 2007, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This volume takes a critical discourse approach to the ways women's magazines contribute to the social construction of particular kinds of female body - as ideal, beautiful, ugly, overweight or engineered.

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9780333914526 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 27, 2009, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This volume takes a critical discourse approach to the ways in which texts from women's magazines contribute to the social construction of particular kinds of female body - as ideal, beautiful, ugly, overweight or engineered.

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Product Description: Discovering language provides students with the basic knowledge they need for advanced study. Organized thematically, it can be used as a course text or help with specific aspects of language. Each section includes an introduction, worked examples, 'in context' sections relating the topic to real examples and suggestions for further reading...read more

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9781403912619 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 19, 2006, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Discovering language provides students with the basic knowledge they need for advanced study.

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9781403912626, titled "Discovering Language: The Structure of Modern English" | Palgrave Macmillan, September 19, 2006, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Discovering language provides students with the basic knowledge they need for advanced study.

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Product Description: This accessible and lively introduction to semantics and the multi-faceted nature of language guides the non-specialist through the major ways in which the English language makes meaning. The author discusses the meaning of linguistic units at all levels of language, from sound to discourse and the role of theories and models themselves in helping us to understand human behavior...read more

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9780312213794 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 1, 1998, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This accessible and lively introduction to semantics and the multi-faceted nature of language guides the non-specialist through the major ways in which the English language makes meaning.

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9780312213800 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 15, 1998, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: This accessible and lively introduction to semantics and the multi-faceted nature of language guides the non-specialist through the major ways in which the English language makes meaning.

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Product Description: This book draws on examples from throughout the twentieth century to illustrate the diversity of techniques used in this century's poetry. Organised according to linguistic themes, rather than chronologically, the chapters introduce the reader to the more subtle uses of sound, structure and meaning as well as illustrating well-known techniques handed-down from the poetic tradition...read more

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9780312096625 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 1, 1993, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This book draws on examples from throughout the twentieth century to illustrate the diversity of techniques used in this century's poetry.

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