Subtitle: A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition
Series Title: Routledge English Language Introductions
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Written in a clear and accessible style, 'Stylistics, Second Edition' is a comprehensive resource which covers all the major theories, concepts and methods required for the investigation of language in literature. From metre to metaphor, dialogue to discourse, the main topics are introduced and fully elaborated, as are the key research paradigms of this important and exciting field of study. Stylistics is richly illustrated with many examples from literary texts, including writing from the established literary canon alongside more contemporary work in poetry, prose and drama. Each of the book’s twelve chapters contains clearly framed suggestions for practical work and is accompanied by an original reading on the relevant topic by a world-renowned scholar.